From Middle French faction, from Latin factiō (“a group of people acting together, a political faction”), noun of process from perfect passive participle factus, from faciō (“do, make”).
- IPA(key): /ˈfɑk.si/
- Hyphenation: fac‧tie
factie f (plural facties or factiën, diminutive factietje n)
- (politics, especially Ancient Rome) faction, clique, a temporary opportunistic alliance between politicians who are otherwise unaligned
- (gaming) faction, a player (computer or human) with a distinct civilisation