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for the record

Definition of for the record

  1. 1 —used to indicate that a statement will be written down in an official record <The judge asked her to state her name for the record.>

  2. 2 —used to indicate that one is making a statement which is important and should be remembered <I'll do what you want, but (just) for the record, I don't think this is a good idea.>



Word by Word Definitions

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  1. :  to set down in writing :  furnish written evidence of

    :  to deposit an authentic official copy of

    :  to state for or as if for the record

  1. :  the state or fact of being recorded

    : :  something that records: as

    :  something that recalls or relates past events

  1. :  of, relating to, or being one that is extraordinary among or surpasses others of its kind

  1. :  a function of an electronic device that causes it to record


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