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verb record pronunciation in American English /rɪˈkɔrd/ 
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present tense
present participlerecording
past tenserecorded
past participlerecorded
  1. 1
    [transitive] to make a record of something that has happened, usually by writing it somewhere

    They were asked to record the time at which the attack happened.

    1. a.
      to be a record of something that has happened

      His diaries record the lives of ordinary country people.

  2. 2
    [intransitive/transitive] to make an electronic copy of sounds or images

    Can you record the football game for me at 10 o'clock?

    Are you sure the DVR is recording?

    1. a.
      to do a performance, especially of music, so that it can be copied electronically

      Their new album has taken two years to record.

      The performance was recorded live at the Hollywood Bowl.

  3. 3
    [transitive] to officially decide something and write it down

    The coroner recorded a verdict of suicide.

  4. 4
    [transitive] if a piece of equipment records an amount, it measures it and shows it

    Temperatures as low as –70 degrees Celsius have been recorded.

  5. 5
    [transitive] mainly journalism to achieve something impressive, especially in sports

    The Lakers recorded their biggest victory margin of the season.

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