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Can anybody help me with that? I've had a look at dictionary and yahoo search before but I can't find out what does exactly "for the record mean"

Foe example:

And for the record he wasn't agreed with that

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closed as general reference by Hugo, MετάEd, RegDwigнt Apr 20 '13 at 3:49

This question is too basic; it can be definitively and permanently answered by a single link to a standard internet reference source designed specifically to find that type of information.If this question can be reworded to fit the rules in the help center, please edit the question.

Does this help? idioms.thefreedictionary.com/for+the+record – Hugo Apr 19 '13 at 22:00
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It means something like "I should just state that..." or "I just want to make clear that..." or "it should be noted that..."

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