factivity

factive

[fak-tiv] Linguistics.
adjective
1.
(of a verb, adjective, or noun phrase) presupposing the truth of an embedded sentence that serves as complement, as realize in I didn't realize that he had left, which presupposes that it is true that he had left.
noun
2.
a factive expression.

Origin:
1605–15; fact + -ive

factivity, noun
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factive (ˈfæktɪv)
 
adj
logic, linguistics, philosophy (of a linguistic context) giving rise to the presupposition that a sentence occurring in that context is true, as John regrets that Mary did not attend

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