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record British & World English

A thing constituting a piece of evidence about the past, especially an account kept in writing or some other permanent form

record English Thesaurus

written records of the past

on record British & World English

Used in reference to the making of an official or public statement

gold record British & World English

North American term for gold disc.

pre-record British & World English

Record (sound or film) in advance

record club British & World English

An organization that sells selected audio recordings to members or subscribers, often from a mail-order catalog or online

broken record British & World English

Used, especially in similes, to refer to a person’s constant and annoying repetition of a particular statement or opinion

fossil record British & World English

The record of the occurrence and evolution of living organisms through geological time as inferred from fossils

police record British & World English

A dossier kept by the police on all people convicted of crime

record holder British & World English

A person who has achieved the best-ever performance, especially in a particular sport

record keeper British & World English

A person or organization responsible for keeping records or accounts

record player British & World English

An apparatus for reproducing sound from records, comprising a turntable that spins the record at a constant speed and a stylus that slides along in the groove and picks up the sound, together with an amplifier and a loudspeaker

track record British & World English

The best recorded performance in a particular athletics event at a particular track

under-record British & World English

Record (a number or amount) as being lower than it really is

criminal record British & World English

A list of a person’s previous criminal convictions

record-breaking British & World English

Surpassing a record or best-ever achievement

record-keeping British & World English

The activity or occupation of keeping records or accounts

gramophone record British & World English

Fuller form of record4noun4noun4noun.

phonograph record British & World English

Fuller form of record4noun4noun4noun.

for the record British & World English

So that the true facts are recorded or known

off the record British & World English

Not made as an official or attributable statement

court of record British & World English

A court whose proceedings are recorded and available as evidence of fact

on the record in on record British & World English

Used in reference to the making of an official or public statement

Public Record Office British & World English

(In the UK) an institution where official archives are kept for public inspection

a matter of record British & World English

A thing that is established as a fact through being officially recorded

put the record straight British & World English

Give the true version of events that have been reported incorrectly

rewrite the record books British & World English

(Of a sports player or team) break a record or records

on the record in record British & World English

Used in reference to the making of an official or public statement

on record in record British & World English

Officially measured and noted

rerecord British & World English

Record (sound, especially music) again

for the record in record British & World English

So that the true facts are recorded or known

off the record in record British & World English

Not made as an official or attributable statement

stuck record in broken record British & World English

Used, especially in similes, to refer to a person’s constant and annoying repetition of a particular statement or opinion


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