There are 2 definitions of faction in English:

faction1

Line breaks: fac|tion
Pronunciation: /ˈfakʃ(ə)n
 
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noun

Origin

late 15th century (denoting the action of doing or making something): via French from Latin factio(n-), from facere 'do, make'.

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There are 2 definitions of faction in English:

faction2

Line breaks: fac|tion
Pronunciation: /ˈfakʃ(ə)n
 
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noun

[mass noun]
  • A literary and cinematic genre in which real events are used as a basis for a fictional narrative or dramatization: the current vogue for faction seems about to overwhelm narrative history
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    • No, I'll tell you several stories that will help explain the difference between fact and fiction and its composite, faction.
    • Here we have a literary form that attempts to bridge the gap between fact and fiction, or faction, something like historical fiction.

Origin

1960s: blend of fact and fiction.

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