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

Definition of recordation

: the action or process of recording

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Recent Examples on the Web Finance officials have proposed covering both expenses with recordation tax money. Emily Opilo,, 14 Sep. 2021 During last year’s budget process, Ball introduced legislation to raise the county’s recordation tax rate — a one-time fee paid when real estate is sold to a new owner — but the bill couldn’t get majority support among the County Council. Jacob Calvin Meyer,, 1 June 2021 These include recordation fees and prepaid property taxes. John Nugent, Houston Chronicle, 1 Feb. 2020 In the meantime, after registration, the process of recordation is still paper based. Ed Christman, Billboard, 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, 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,, 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,, 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,, 19 June 2018 See More

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First Known Use of recordation

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Recordation.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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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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