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1 record /ˈrɛkɚd/ noun
plural records
1 record
/ˈrɛkɚd/
noun
plural records
Learner's definition of RECORD
[count]
: an official written document that gives proof of something or tells about past events
used to talk about the things that someone or something has done in the past
see also track record
: criminal record
: a performance or achievement that is the best of its kind
: a flat, round disc on which sound or music is recorded sometimes used figuratively
: a musical recording on a record, CD, etc.
often used before another noun

a matter of record

see 1matter

for the record

used to indicate that a statement will be written down in an official record
used to indicate that you are making a statement which is important and should be remembered

off the record

used to describe a statement that is not official and should not be repeated or made public by being used in a newspaper, magazine, etc.

of record

formal
: having an official status
: regarded as an accurate and trusted source of information

on record

used to indicate that someone is making or has made an official or public statement
: included or described in official records

on the record

used to describe a statement that is official and can be repeated or made public by being used in a newspaper, magazine, etc.

set/put the record straight

: to provide the facts about something that people have a false understanding or idea about
2 record /rɪˈkoɚd/ verb
records; recorded; recording
2 record
/rɪˈkoɚd/
verb
records; recorded; recording
Learner's definition of RECORD
[+ object] : to write (something) down so that it can be used or seen again in the future : to produce a record of (something)
[+ object] : to show a measurement of (something) : to indicate (something)
: to store (something, such as sounds, music, images, etc.) on tape or on a disk so that it can be heard or seen later : to produce a recording of (something)
[+ object]
[no object]
see also prerecord
3 record /ˈrɛkɚd/ adjective
3 record
/ˈrɛkɚd/
adjective
Learner's definition of RECORD
always used before a noun
: best or most remarkable among other similar things
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