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record

verb [T]
 
 
/rɪˈkɔːd/ US   /rɪˈkɔrd/
to write down information about something so that people can refer to it later: Participants were asked to record their activities in a weekly diary. It is advisable to record all details of changes to the job description.
FINANCE, ACCOUNTING to experience or show a profit or loss, or a rise or fall in value: record a loss/gain/profit The firm recorded pre-tax profits of over $10 million. We may be forced to record a loss this year. Overnight the Dow Jones Industrial Average recorded its biggest one-day jump since early February.
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