let it be known


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let it be known

1. (literally) To make something public knowledge. She's letting it be known that she is single and ready to start dating again.
2. (by extension) An expression used to assert that something is true, especially in the face of criticism or distrust. I realize that many people here believe that my company has exploited its employees, but let it be known that we have never in our 50-year history done anything that would knowingly cause harm to our workers.
See also: known, let