fact-finding fact-finding


  • (adj) designed to find information or ascertain facts



  1. The second fact-finding board, appointed March 15, 1948, investigated a meat-packing strike, became one of four to see its strike settled before an injunction had to be issued.
  2. Reiterman was one of a handful of journalists who accompanied the Congressman on a fact-finding mission to Jonestown, Guyana.
  3. Republicans say the fact-finding trip is merely for show, given Obama's commitment to troop withdrawal, which he repeated in a speech July 15.


  1. County Commissioners check up on new fatality review process

    Clark County commissioners are checking up a on a process many of you asked for: the police fatality fact-finding review process. The new title is a mouthful but is it...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: News 3 Las Vegas

  2. Commissioners Pleased With New Public Process Following Police-Involved Shootings

    After five months and three public reviews of police-related fatalities, Clark County commissioners are generally pleased with how the county's new public fatality fact-finding review process works. Commissioners on Tuesday heard a planned, routine report
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal

  3. Detective at fact-finding review: Police tried to negotiate with man they eventually killed

    A fact-finding review gave the public more insight into the fatal shooting of 36-year-old Justin Hoey, a Las Vegas man shot by Henderson police.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Las Vegas Sun


  1. "In my experience, fact-finding missions usually work best the other way around: First you assess the facts on the ground, then you present a new strategy," said McCain prior to addressing a town hall meeting in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
    on Jul 15, 2008 By: John McCain Source: Christian Science Monitor

  2. Ban said that during a meeting with al-Bashir last month, "he said he would issue visas to the fact-finding mission."
    on Feb 15, 2007 By: Ban Ki-moon Source: Washington Post

Word of the Day
tacit tacit
/ˈtæ sɪt /