Translation of "record" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈrek·ɔːd/ us /ˈrek·ərd/

B1 the best, biggest, longest, tallest, etc.

He holds the / world record in the marathon.

information that is written on paper or stored on a computer so that it can be used in the future

medical records
My teacher keeps / a record of my absences.

A person’s or company’s record is the behaviour or achievements of that person or company.

historial, expediente
They have the best safety record of all the airlines.

music that has been recorded and is available for the public to buy


a flat plastic disc on which music is recorded

verb uk /rɪˈkɔːd/ us /rɪˈkɔrd/

A2 to store sounds or pictures using electronic equipment, a camera, etc. so that you can listen to them or see them again

They have just recorded a new album.
I recorded that programme for you.

to write down information or store it on a computer so that it can be used in the future

tomar nota de
He recorded details of their conversation in his diary.

(Translation of “record” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


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

a written report of facts, events etc

constancia (escrita); archivos; registro
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

récord, marca, plusmarca
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

historial; (policial) antecedentes
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.


an instrument for recording on to tape.

grabadora, magnetófono
recording noun

something recorded on tape, a record etc

This is a recording of Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony.
record-breaking adjective

used for describing someone or something that is the best, highest, biggest that has ever existed or been done before

Que Bate Récords
record-breaking levels of air pollution.
record label noun

a company that sells records

Sello Discográfico
He runs a record label that specializes in world music.
record player noun

an electrical instrument which reproduces the sounds recorded on records.

in record time

very quickly

en un tiempo récord
She won the race in record time.
off the record

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

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


registrado, de que se tiene constancia
This is the coldest winter on record.

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