Translation of "record" - English-French dictionary


noun countablerecord /ˈrɛkərd/
a written report or account kept for the future
compte-rendu masculine , rapport masculine

Keep a record of everything that happens.
Consignez tout ce qui se passe.

medical records
des rapports médicaux

The police have no record of this case.
La police n'a pas de compte-rendu de cette affaire.
an event or achievement that is bigger, better, faster, etc. than anything before it
record masculine

The 100 degree heat set a new record.
Les 100 degrés de température ont établi un nouveau record.

record numbers/temperatures/amounts etc.
nombres/températures/montants record
hold the record in/for
to be the best at
détenir le record de

She holds the world record in the 400 meter event.
Elle détient le record mondial du 400 mètres.
break a record in/for
to do better than anyone else has
battre un record de

He broke the record for the fastest time down the mountain.
Il a battu le record de descente la plus rapide de la montagne.
singular information about past behavior that suggest what sb will do in the future
antécédents masculine plural

the company's safety record
les antécédents de l'entreprise en matière de sécurité

The Senator's record of keeping promises is not good.
Les antécédents en matière de promesses tenues par le sénateur ne sont pas probants.
( criminal record,) official information about the crimes sb committed
casier masculine judiciaire

We can't hire someone with a record.
Nous ne pouvons pas engager quelqu'un qui a un casier judiciaire.
a thin black disk that plays recorded music
disque masculine

an old 45 record
un vieux 45 tours
for the record
indicates sth should be considered truthful or serious
à noter que

For the record, I never saw her before that night.
A noter que je ne l'ai jamais vue avant cette soirée.
on/off the record
indicates you give/do not give permission for what you say to be reported
ouvertement / en privé

He agreed to talk to me off the record.
Il accepta de me parler en privé.
set the record straight
to correct false information
mettre les choses au clair

I want to set the record straight - I never received the money.
Je veux mettre les choses au clair ; je n'ai jamais reçu d'argent.


verbrecord /rɪˈkɔrd/
transitive to make a record of information
enregistrer , consigner , noter

The numbers are all recorded in this book.
Les nombres sont tous consignés dans ce livre.

I recorded how long each session took.
J'ai noté combien de temps a pris chaque séance.
transitive-intransitive to put sounds or images onto a CD, DVD, etc.

Everybody look at me - I'm recording.
Tout le monde me regarde ; j'enregistre.

They've just recorded their first album.
Ils viennent d'enregistrer leur premier album.
transitive (of a piece of equipment) to measure sth and store the information

instruments that record air pressure
des instruments qui enregistrent la pression atmosphérique

(Translation of “record” from the GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)


noun /ˈrekoːd, -kəd, (American) -kərd/

a written report of facts, events etc

rapport écrit
historical records
I wish to keep a record of everything that is said at this meeting.

a round flat piece of (usually black) plastic on which music etc is recorded

a record of Beethoven’s Sixth Symphony.

(in races, games, or almost any activity) the best performance so far; something which has never yet been beaten

He holds the record for the 1,000 metres
The record for the high jump was broken/beaten this afternoon
He claimed to have eaten fifty sausages in a minute and asked if this was a record
(also adjective) a record score.

the collected facts from the past of a person, institution etc

This school has a very poor record of success in exams
He has a criminal record.
recorder noun

a type of musical wind instrument, made of wood, plastic etc.

flûte à bec

an instrument for recording on to tape.

recording noun

something recorded on tape, a record etc

This is a recording of Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony.
record player noun

an electrical instrument which reproduces the sounds recorded on records.

in record time

very quickly

en un temps record
She won the race in record time.
off the record

(of information, statements etc) not intended to be repeated or made public

à titre officieux
The Prime Minister admitted off the record that the country was going through a serious crisis.
on record


This is the coldest winter on record.


to put (the sound of music, speech etc) on a record or tape so that it can be listened to in the future

I’ve recorded the whole concert
Don’t make any noise when I’m recording.

(of a dial, instrument etc) to show (a figure etc) as a reading

The thermometer recorded 30°C yesterday.

to give or show, especially in writing

They record their votes in an election at the nearest polling station.

(Translation of “record” from the PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)