matter of record


noun Law.

a fact or statement that appears on the record of a court and that can be proved or established by producing such record.

Nearby words

  1. matter of fact, a,
  2. matter of law,
  3. matter of life and death, a,
  4. matter of opinion,
  5. matter of opinion, a,
  6. matter wave,
  7. matter waves,
  8. matter-of-course,
  9. matter-of-fact,
  10. matterate

Origin of matter of record

First recorded in 1600–10

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