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factum n

[New Latin, from Latin, act, deed see fact ]
1 : a person's act and deed
: the due execution of a will
2 : fact

Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.