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noun record pronunciation in British English /ˈrekɔː(r)d/
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  1. 1
    [countable] information kept about something that has happened
    medical/archaeological/historical records
    record of: a weekly record of world events
    keep/maintain/compile a record: Try to keep a record of everything you eat this week.
  2. 2
    [countable] the best achievement so far in a particular activity, especially sport
    break/beat a record: Woods broke the course record with a superb score.
    set a record: The lap record was set last year by Schumacher.
    hold a record: She holds the world indoor 800 metres record.
  3. 3
    [singular] the things that someone has done, that give an idea of what they are like
    a good/bad record: The company has a reasonably good safety record.
  4. 4
    [countable] a large round black piece of plastic containing music or other sounds
    Original Beatles’ records are worth a lot of money now.



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