on-record

[ on-rek-erd, awn- ]
/ ˈɒnˌrɛk ərd, ˈɔn- /

adjective

intended for publication, especially as news: an on-record comment.
official or public: on-record policy.

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Definition for on record (2 of 2)

Origin of record

1175–1225; 1875–80 for def 17; (v.) Middle English recorden < Old French recorder < Latin recordārī to remember, recollect (re- re- + cord- (stem of cors) heart + -ārī infinitive ending); (noun) Middle English record(e) < Old French, derivative of recorder; compare Medieval Latin recordum

OTHER WORDS FROM record

re·cord·a·ble, adjectiverec·ord·less, adjectiveun·re·cord·a·ble, adjectivewell-re·cord·ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for on record

record

noun (ˈrɛkɔːd)

verb (rɪˈkɔːd) (mainly tr)

Derived forms of record

recordable, adjective

Word Origin for record

C13: from Old French recorder to call to mind, from Latin recordārī to remember, from re- + cor heart
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Medical definitions for on record

record
[ rĭ-kôrd ]

v.

To set down for preservation in writing or other permanent form.
To register or indicate.

n.

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Idioms and Phrases with on record (1 of 2)

on record

see go on record.

Idioms and Phrases with on record (2 of 2)

record

see break the record; go on record; just for the record; off the record; set (the record) straight; track record.

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