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for the record

So that the true facts about something are clear or known, especially publicly or officially. For the record, it was she who approached me about such a deal, not the other way around. I've always been clear on my position, but, just for the record, let me state that I unequivocally denounce such policies.
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for the record

so that (one's own version of) the facts will be known; for open, public knowledge. (This often is said when there are reporters present.) I'd like to say—for the record—that at no time have I ever accepted a bribe from anyone. For the record, I've never been able to get anything done around city hall without bribing someone.
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for the record

COMMON
1. If you say that what you are going to say next is for the record, you mean that you are saying it publicly and officially and you want it to be written down and remembered. We're willing to state for the record that it has enormous value.
2. If you give some information for the record, you give it in case people might find it useful at a later time, although it is not a very important part of what you are talking about. For the record, most Moscow girls leave school at about 18. Perhaps you'd like to tell me what you were doing on Monday. Just for the record.
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for the record

so that the true facts are recorded or known.
1992 Sun There was no need to ask if I had gone to the flat. For the record I have never been to the flat. The questions were calculated to make me look bad.
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(just) for the ˈrecord

so that the facts should be recorded or remembered correctly: I’d like to state, just for the record, that I disagree with the committee’s decision.
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