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English definition of “on the record”

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on the record

If you say something on the record, you state it publicly: None of the company directors were prepared to comment on the record yesterday.
Translations of “on the record”
in Chinese (Traditional) 公開發表, 公開表明…
in Chinese (Simplified) 公开发表, 公开表明…
(Definition of on the record from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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