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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    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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