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as a result of the fact that

To write clearly and concisely, use the conjunction because instead of as a result of the fact that. Other possibilities include since, considering that or given that.

  • Wordy: As a result of the fact that a storm was brewing, we set off for home.
  • Concise: Because (or Since) a storm was brewing, we set off for home.
  • Wordy: As a result of the fact that real estate prices had dropped, homeowners were reluctant to put their houses up for sale.
  • Concise: Considering (or Given) that real estate prices had dropped, homeowners were reluctant to put their houses up for sale.