A record

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Definition

a record (in sports): the best achievement (in sports)
noun
I am going to try to break the world record for the number of hot dogs eaten in an hour.

a (Prince) record: an album, disc, LP (by Prince)
noun
I have all of the Beatles' records, except 'Abbey Road' and 'The White Album'.

a record: an archive, a file, a document, a report, a log
noun
Our records show that you have been consistently late paying your phone bills.

to record (a new single): to make an audio recording of (a new song) (in a music studio)
verb

Examples

  • "While I'm gone, I want you to record a few of my favorite television programs. Are you ready to note this down?"
  • "Make a hit musical record."
  • "Bruno : Lastly, on Thursday from 11.45pm until a quarter past midnight, please record the best cooking show on TV – 'Sex in the Kitchen'."
  • "I don't mention the monkeys and I don't mention the lab records."
  • "You want me to record an album?"
  • "Accountants have lots of money, so they can buy our record!"
  • "No one was hurt during the revolution but the country did record its first ever act of violence when the former President's bodyguard was slightly pushed."
  • "So if you find a pile of records in the garage, don't throw them away!"
  • "Tonight, with a bit of luck, I am going to record the secret lives of the rich and famous!"
  • "you eliminate the sound of crackling by wiping the dust from the record and needle with a cloth."

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