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record verb

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ADV. carefully, meticulously, painstakingly | accurately, correctly, properly The weights must be recorded accurately. | faithfully It was all there, faithfully recorded in his uncle's stiff and formal style. | duly The contract is witnessed by others and duly recorded. | automatically, routinely The mother's occupation was not routinely recorded on the birth certificate. | officially | electronically, manually | graphically, vividly The circumstances of her death were graphically recorded in the local press.

PREP. as The time of the accident is recorded as 6.23 p.m.

PHRASES be recorded for posterity The names of those who died are recorded for posterity on a tablet at the back of the church. | historically recorded historically recorded events | poorly/well recorded The geographical spread of the industry in the 16th century is hard to ascertain, for much of it is poorly recorded.

2 sound/pictures

ADV. secretly She secretly recorded the conversation.

PREP. from a programme she had recorded from the radio | on I recorded the film on video.

PHRASES beautifully/well recorded This CD has been beautifully recorded. | digitally recorded