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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.
Translations of “off the record”
in Chinese (Traditional) 私下說的, 不供發表的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 私下说的, 不供发表的…
(Definition of off the record from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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