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record

noun [C/U] (STORED INFORMATION)   /ˈrek·ərd/
a piece of information or a description of an event that is written on paper or stored in a computer: [C] Did anyone make a record of what the president said at that meeting? [C] All medical records are kept confidential. [C] She has a long criminal record (= there is official information about many crimes she has done). [U] This summer has been the hottest on record (= the hottest summer known about). A person’s or organization’s record is the actions that have been done in the past, and esp. how well or badly those actions have gone: [C] During his twenty years as a football coach, he compiled an outstanding record.
(Definition of record noun (STORED INFORMATION) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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