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You are correct. Fio indeed has a passive meaning with an active construction, being a passive equivalent of "facio" (you do not say facior, you just use fio). However, wen reaching the perfect tenses you go back to facio and use factus sum, proving its semi-deponentness.
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English "seem" is also such a verb, active in construction, passive in meaning.
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