recordation

noun
re·​cor·​da·​tion | \ ˌre-ˌkȯr-ˈdā-shən How to pronounce recordation (audio) ; ˌrē-, ri- \

Definition of recordation

: the action or process of recording

Examples of recordation in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web These include recordation fees and prepaid property taxes. John Nugent, Houston Chronicle, "Realtor View: Not so fast when it comes to home closing," 1 Feb. 2020 In the meantime, after registration, the process of recordation is still paper based. Ed Christman, Billboard, "House Judiciary Hearing on Copyright Office Reviews Music Modernization Act, Black Box Royalty Concerns," 26 June 2019 The Copyright Office hopes to have a pilot of a digital recordation process available to a small sample of registrants in the early spring 2020, which will provide feedback to make the system more effective for its wide rollout. Ed Christman, Billboard, "House Judiciary Hearing on Copyright Office Reviews Music Modernization Act, Black Box Royalty Concerns," 26 June 2019 Now that Cano’s property is up to code, the city has submitted paperwork to rescind a recordation that was issued against Cano in 2015. David Hernandez, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Five years later, councilman corrects building code violations," 19 June 2018 The only enforcement action came in 2015, when the city issued a recordation, which is similar to a lien on Cano’s property. Gustavo Solis, sandiegouniontribune.com, "National City councilman finally files plans to correct 5-year-old building violations," 3 Apr. 2018 The recordation, a legal document that limits a property owner’s ability to sell or refinance, was the only form of enforcement the city took against Cano in response to the violations. David Hernandez, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Five years later, councilman corrects building code violations," 19 June 2018 The city brought in $11 million more than anticipated from transfer taxes and $10 million more from recordation taxes. Luke Broadwater, baltimoresun.com, "Baltimore to use $21 million in excess tax revenue to pay for police OT that ran overbudget," 6 June 2018 Instead of fines, the city issued a recordation on Cano’s home — an unusual enforcement action that is similar to a lien. David Hernandez, sandiegouniontribune.com, "National City hires law firm to investigate councilman," 1 May 2018

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First Known Use of recordation

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Recordation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/recordation. Accessed 30 Mar. 2020.

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recordation

noun
re·​cor·​da·​tion | \ ˌre-ˌkȯr-ˈdā-shən, ˌrē- How to pronounce recordation (audio) \

Legal Definition of recordation

: the act or process of recording recordation of a lien

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