Definition of fact-find in US English:

fact-find

verb

  • no object To investigate something in order to establish the facts; to engage in fact-finding.

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in Fourteenth Annual Reports Massachusetts Department Public Health, 1928. From fact + find, after fact-finding, fact-finding, fact-finder.

Pronunciation

fact-find

/ˈfak(t)ˌfʌɪnd/