Pronunciation: (fak'shun),[key] —n. 1. a group or clique within a larger group, party, government, organization, or the like: a faction in favor of big business. 2. party strife and intrigue; dissension: an era of faction and treason.
Pronunciation: (fak'shun),[key] —n.Informal. 1. a form of writing or filmmaking that treats real people or events as if they were fictional or uses them as an integral part of a fictional account.
2. a novel, film, play, or other presentation in this form.