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off the record

C1 If someone says something off the record, they do not want it to be publicly reported: She made it clear that her comments were strictly off the record.
(Definition of off the record from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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off the recordadjective, adverb

 us   /ˈɔf ðə ˈrek·ərd/
said without the intention of being published or officially noted: An aide told reporters, off the record, that the senator had been lying. My off-the-record remarks were printed in the paper the next day.
(Definition of off the record from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “off the record”
in Chinese (Simplified) 私下说的, 不供发表的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 私下說的, 不供發表的…
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