on record


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on record

 and on the books
recorded for future reference. We had the coldest winter on record last year. This is the fastest race on record.
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on (the) record

known or recorded officially and publicly He is on the record as saying that I was not involved in this decision. The number of murders this year is the lowest on record for this city since the 1920s.
Usage notes: sometimes used in the phrase go on the record (make something known officially and publicly): These women are willing to go on the record with charges against their boss.
Opposite of: off the record
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on record

Known to have been stated or to have taken a certain position: The senator's opposition to the new legislation is on record.
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