Definition Off the record

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Definition

off the record: in private, just between us, unofficially
idiom
I'd like to make a statement off the record. Please don't write this down.

to be on (the) record: to have officially said; to be documented
idiom
He's on the record as saying he loves ABBA more than Ace of Base. He said it on live television.

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