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of record

Definition of of record

formal

  1. 1 :  having an official status <his attorney of record> <the company's shareholders of record>

  2. 2 :  regarded as an accurate and trusted source of information <a newspaper of record>



Word by Word Definitions

recordplay
  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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