Definition of fact-based in English:



  • Based on or concerned with true events or experiences.

    ‘fact-based movies’
    ‘the analysis must be fact-based and empirical’
    • ‘One more Hollywood slice of against-the-odds uplift, this roughly fact-based film tells the story of Carl Brashear, the first black man to become a deep-sea diver for the US Navy.’
    • ‘Is it a relief to move away from making fact-based dramas, because they can be very controversial?’
    • ‘It has to be fact-based - no one could have dreamt this up.’
    • ‘It is one of the best fact-based films ever.’
    • ‘I think the great thing about this coverage is that it has been very fact-based.’
    • ‘It's a little dry and fact-based, but on the other hand that gives you a very informed look at the movie.’
    • ‘The following year, Julie Andrews took the Mary Martin role in The Sound of Music and gave her magnificent voice to the fact-based story of the Von Trapp family singers and their run-ins with Nazis in World War II Europe.’
    • ‘As a result fact-based decisions can be made on where to spend Air Force funds.’
    • ‘Whilst Nuffield wanted a rigorously scientific, fact-based collation of the contemporary situation, Longford saw the report as a means of provoking social reform.’
    • ‘This is not a fact-based article.’