Translation of record in Spanish:


documento, n.

Pronunciation /ˈrɛkərd//ˈrɛkɔːd/


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    • 1.1

      (document) documento masculine
      (of attendances etc) registro masculine
      (file) archivo masculine
      (with masculine article in the singular) (minutes) acta feminine
      (note) nota feminine
      medical records historial médico masculine
      • he keeps a record of attendance at meetings lleva un registro de asistencia a las reuniones
      • keep a record of your expenses anote sus gastos
      • no record was taken of what was discussed no se tomó nota de lo discutido
      • there are no written records dating from that period no hay documentos escritos que daten de ese período
      • we have no record of having employed him no consta en nuestros archivos que haya trabajado aquí
      • according to our records según nuestros datos
      • please keep this copy for your records conserve esta copia para su información
      • the wettest March since records began el marzo más lluvioso del que se tienen datos
      • official records documentos oficiales
      • a photographic record of a vanishing way of life un testimonio fotográfico de un estilo de vida en vías de extinción
      • let the record show that … que conste en acta que …
      • before noun record keeping archivado
      • When a certified copy of the court record was produced indicating the two had been bailed, the prison officials rejected the document and demanded an order from the Nuwara Eliya magistrate courts.
      • They seized a huge amount of information, including invoices, computer disks, accounts, letters, records and other documents.
      • Evidence from pages 46, 47 and 48 of the transcript of the examination of Luke Brock was read into the court record.
      • At times those casual little snapshots become the essential records of meaningful events that passed, barely noticed in their day.
      • Historical records provide evidence of at least six volcano slope failures and associated explosive eruptions that occurred over the last century.
      • On Friday, the official judgment of his conviction was entered into the court record.
      • Landmark dates in the history of radio will be illustrated by archive recordings and written records of the time.
      • In the absence of the file, Ms. Sava arranged for a search of the court record.
      • The teenager's dental records will be used to make a final identification during a post-mortem examination.
      • It is understood the body will have to be identified through dental records.
      • The Chinese, for instance, have records of the Genesis account and the message of Christ written in the symbols of their language.
      • Accounting records and practice have also been presented as evidence to support arguments relating to major social and historical issues.
      • We can only analyse and reconstruct history on the basis of the records and evidence that have been preserved.
      • The earliest historical records contain evidence of capital punishment.
      • Recognition of the relationship between psyche and soma dates back to antiquity and is captured in written records and historical accounts.
      • I compiled a list last weekend of jobs for this year, and I do want to share it with you and make a permanent record of it for my own purposes.
      • According to the court record, ‘There he was held for about 24 hours.’
      • Travellers in York are compiling a book about their lives which should provide a permanent record of their community's history.
      • The documentary evidence, records of meetings and intelligence briefings would have been shredded long ago.
      • For archival purposes, the log can be printed daily or weekly as a permanent record.
      • Police can already scour chat rooms and internet sites and will examine computer records for evidence of sexual grooming.
      • A transcript will be taken, so that we have a proper record of the evidence given by all our witnesses, and this will be posted on our website later today.
      • As written records developed, they also used wooden writing boards and wax tablets for work which was not intended to be permanent.
      • The fossil record shows that cyanobacteria go back three and a half billion years.
      • Generally, organizations keep records on hand for five years before sending them to the Library of Congress to be preserved.

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    • 2.1(of performance, behavior)

      they'll have to fight the election on their economic record van a tener que basar su campaña electoral en sus logros en el plano económico
      • a company with an excellent financial record una compañía con una excelente trayectoria financiera
      • he has a good service/academic record tiene una buena hoja de servicios/un buen currículum / historial académico
      • he has a poor record for timekeeping en cuanto a puntualidad, su expediente no es bueno
      • the country's human rights record la trayectoria del país en materia de derechos humanos
      • our products have an excellent safety record nuestros productos son de probada seguridad

    • 2.2criminal record

      antecedentes (penales) masculine
      to have a record tener antecedentes (penales)
      • she had a record as long as your arm tenía un historial más largo que un día sin pan

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    (highest, lowest, best, worst)
    récord masculine
    marca feminine
    to break/set a record batir/establecer un récord / una marca
    • to hold the world record ostentar el récord / la marca mundial
    • the high jump record el récord de salto de altura
    • his latest movie has broken box-office records su última película ha batido todos los récords de taquilla
    • At 34 he is one of the oldest members of the team and no longer an automatic choice for the event in which he holds the Olympic record.
    • To restore pride and prestige, he ran the marathon in an Olympic record time.
    • Thompson has held world records in four different events, but she hasn't won an individual gold.
    • He broke both the British and European records in this event.
    • However to his dismay he feels Brazil's style of play that took them to a record fifth World Cup is destroying the beautiful game.
    • That's true of Mark McGwire's unique accomplishment of holding both the rookie and major league records for most home runs in a season.
    • Head thrown back in spiritual ecstasy, he won the gold in a then Olympic record time of 47.6 seconds.
    • In the qualifying rounds, the in-form Alipov equalled the Olympic record.
    • That means he is now Brazil's record goalscorer at the World Cup.
    • ‘I wanted to beat the world record but there was so much pressure on me and Jamie,’ he said.
    • He has broken records and played with extraordinary poise and consistency.
    • A few hours later Dana set an Olympic record with her first throw for gold.
    • The goal was timed at six seconds and remains a record in British football.
    • He established new records in both these events.
    • In his absence, the team parade still managed to break all existing Olympic records for length.
    • At those championships, Thorpe walked away with a record six gold medals.
    • Brazil's men have won the World Cup a record five times but their women have missed out on the medals at the last two Olympics.
    • Some of these records are testaments to remarkable teamwork and the power of momentum.
    • The time is 10 seconds slower than her world record set at the Olympics two years ago.
    • In fact, he has a few records to beat before he bids goodbye.
    • At this pace, we are certain that Carew could have easily gone on to break the major-league record.
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    Audio Music
    disco masculine
    to make / cut a record hacer / grabar un disco
    • on record en disco
    • On a plus side, it could also play records, cassette tapes, CDs, and even tune in to radio stations.
    • Gnedenko enjoyed classical music, and had a large collection of records.
    • He'd put on his favourite records, sometimes singing along, and I'd make a note of the ones I liked best.
    • The creation of the Atlantic record label took the music to a wider, more mainstream audience.
    • If I was going to do a record of piano music with strings, then I'd go to a big studio.
    • I can rarely find anything which I consider to be decent music in our record shops.
    • Among the couple's collection of Meat Loaf memorabilia are hundreds of signed records and compact discs, clothes and merchandise.
    • It's enough to make you wish for the days when records sounded good and looked cool.
    • On display in the next record store, Other Music, is a CD by the young Australian garage-rock band Jet.
    • Copyright owners considered that this encouraged copyright infringement and affected revenues as it enabled subscribers to copy the records onto cassette tape.
    • Every so often a jazz record label defines the music of its era.
    • This album was probably the debut of Scelsi's music on commercial records.
    • What is the fate of retail, of the record stores, when music is free at the point of delivery?
    • A qualification which might be made of that statement is that, from the listener's viewpoint, CDs are much easier to control than vinyl records or cassettes.
    • It was the world's first ever cassette single and the record company took the bold step of not releasing it on vinyl.
    • I'm more used to the first approach, mainly because I think that's how you make the best records of classical music.
    • He is also an avid collector of albums - some 3,000 records, cassettes and CDs to be precise.
    • Yes, it is possible to buy second-hand records and compact discs, and yes you can save a little money by buying them.
    • It was in this newsletter that Jake Ludington announced the release of his new eBook which explains how to convert records and audio cassettes to CD.
    • He was also an extremely talented song writer and while in Ballina he wrote and recorded several records with the band.
    • Consider the difference between distributing CDs and distributing cassette tapes or vinyl records.
    • You would never, after all, use records or cassette tapes to share music via the internet.
    • Last week I was carrying a crate of records down the stairs on the way to catch a cab when I lost my footing.
    • My love for music remained undiminished through school and college, and my first job on a local newspaper, where I started reviewing records for their music column.
    • He didn't have a stereo, so he'd come to our house and while we ate dinner, he'd listen to his records in our living room.
    • That said it was disappointing not to see obvious links between music publishing and the record industry.
    • However, the truth is that over time, records and cassette tapes deteriorate and the quality of sound diminishes.
    • What really mattered, though, was the bit in between the records - the sound of his voice and his wry commentary on all aspects of his daily life.
    • Looking through my record collection for some suitable background music, I was spoiled for choice.
    • His machinery seizes up on a nightly basis: there are long pauses, sighs and the sound of records starting and stopping mid song.
    • If it were true that an established technology could never be dislodged from its niche, we would still be listening to vinyl LP records.
    • Some people say it's no big loss, the old vinyl records sound better.
    • We used to listen to Christmas records on the gramophone every Christmas, pops, clicks, fuzz and all.
    • But seriously, can you think of a more evil force in music than the major record labels?
    • There is a bar, Chinese lanterns, and a hired disc jockey spinning popular records.
    • Sir Thomas Beecham was the first great Delius conductor on records.
    • The new royalties go to the record labels; music publishers require a separate fee.
    • Too many contemporary film-makers prefer to use collections of pop records for theme music.
    • Stokowski proposed a repeat recording but infuriated him by making cuts in an attempt to squeeze the music onto four records.
    • This company supplies records from 100 Scottish music labels to record stores UK-wide.
    • It would definitely pay for rock and pop lovers to dust down their old vinyl records as music memorabilia can prove a real money spinner.
    • If a person is so close minded that they would not want to listen to our music because of the record label that we are on, so be it.
    • Yes, this includes your favorite music, the records you cannot live or breathe without.
    • But you can't build that kind of functionality into a music device because the record industry will go ballistic.

transitive verb

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    • 1.1(write down)

      (in minutes) hacer constar
      it was recorded on his medical card fue anotado / quedó registrado en su ficha médica
      • these letters record the friendship that grew up between them estas cartas documentan el desarrollo de la amistad que nació entre ellos
      • the minutes record that … consta en el acta que …
      • history records that … cuenta la historia que …
      • the bloodiest battle ever recorded la batalla más sangrienta en los anales de la historia
      • All the above measurements were recorded in a data table.
      • The statistics show the region has the second highest level of overall crime recorded by the police.
      • Dostoevsky suffered seizures all his life and his writing records the intensity of epilepsy.
      • A writing tablet recording the sale of a slave in London in about 80-120 AD has been deciphered and placed on display in the Museum of London.
      • Throughout his manias, Berhman obsessively recorded everything he did and he relied on those notes to create this detailed memoir.
      • All this is consistent with rabbinic writings recorded many centuries before.
      • No ruin or individual was too inconsequential to be recorded in her diary.
      • There must be literally thousands, perhaps millions, of such crimes that are never recorded, that will never see the light of day.
      • In 1955 fewer than 500,000 crimes were recorded by the police in England and Wales.
      • The difference between the two measurements was recorded.
      • After hearing the results of the post-mortem carried out by consultant pathologist Dr William Keeley, the coroner recorded a verdict of accidental death.
      • Bradford's Deputy Coroner Mark Hinchcliffe, recording his verdict yesterday, concluded no doctors were to blame.
      • She had meticulously recorded all the data concerning his labor.
      • Seven participants reported 11 episodes of mild symptoms as recorded in their daily diaries.
      • It must nevertheless be recorded that a minority of physicists have found themselves unable to accept this view of Quantum Mechanics, so strongly advocated by Bohr.
      • The coroner recorded a verdict of death as a result of an accident.
      • We also recorded what sort of team (paediatric or adult) primarily cared for the child.
      • The severity of influenza symptoms was recorded twice daily for 21 days on a four-point scale.
      • The children's cough symptoms were recorded daily by the parents into diaries.
      • This comment, along with others, was recorded in his writings.
      • There were 5.52 million crimes recorded by police in 2001-02, 356,239 more than the previous year.
      • PC Marshall has been responsible for recording crimes of this nature and logging them on a database for statistical reasons.
      • They also had the women keep a daily diary in which they recorded everything they ate.
      • In August 1994, an open verdict was recorded at an inquest into Mr Webb's death.
      • Is it necessary, or even possible, to document and record everything?
      • Use a food diary to record everything you eat and drink on a daily basis.
      • The coroner records a verdict of death by misadventure.

    • 1.2(register)

      (instrument) registrar
      • Instruments recorded magnetic fields at the surface and pulses of light from three different layers overhead.
      • Observers also recorded the types of oral cleaning products that were located at the patients' bedsides and in the unit.
      • All measurements were recorded three times and differences between the observations were negligible.
      • An instrument records the electrical activity in your muscle at rest and as you contract the muscle, such as by bending your arm.
      • Blood pressure measurements were recorded for 77% of these people.
      • Measurements were recorded weekly during the winter and daily during the summer.
      • As I climb up from the airport my instrument records a 15 to 20 mph wind out of the southeast.
      • Observers recorded the presence of adult peregrines and attempted to classify individuals by sex at cliffs occupied by lone adults.
      • At these points, observers independently recorded birds detected, keeping separate field records.
      • Nearly all observers record declines in economic activity in every year since 1998.
      • Peak flow measurements were recorded after each treatment.
      • Numerous irregularities were recorded by observers in these areas during the elections.
      • The wire will measure how acidic your oesophagus is and record the results electronically.
      • The researcher records a score for the number of errors and notes the classifications and type of each.
      • In three cases the electronic device could not be made to record a measurement.
      • Just as not all species were recorded by both methods, not all species were recorded by both observers.
      • Resting pulse rate and three blood pressure measurements were recorded during the visit.
      • All baseline data and measurements were recorded before randomisation.
      • Arterial blood gas measurements were recorded before and after transfer.
      • These waves are recorded by instruments all over the world, allowing scientists to accurately measure distant quakes.
      • Data such as hip height measurements and muscle scores were also recorded.
      • Weight and height measurements were recorded at the beginning of the study and monthly for six consecutive months.

    • 1.3(make known formally)

      (opposition/protest) dejar constancia de
      (vote) emitir

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    (program/album/song) grabar
    put / set the machine on record aprieta el botón de 'grabar'
    • It still captivates me in the same way as the first time I ever recorded something into a tape recorder and played it back.
    • I have been trying to find a good freeware program to record my audio tapes using my computer.
    • Several of those who said they were abused at the time now deny it, and some of them are either on camera or recorded on audio tape saying that nothing took place.
    • Given this flair for songwriting, their decision to record a collection of other people's songs seems a little risky.
    • The policeman switched on the cassette tape, to record every word I said, and turned to me.
    • He has recorded seven collections to date and his latest CD ‘In the Quiet’ has been his most successful.
    • Apparently, he was recording some sections for a CD at the time, scrabbling around in a gravel tray for sound effects.
    • According to his biography, he wrote and recorded parts of this album while living in the studio for two months.
    • The boy produced a small tape recorder and began recording the speech.
    • He then walks around recording sounds of the city: snippets of traffic noises, music, advertisements, private conversations.
    • The weather station also carries a simple microphone to record whatever sounds are made on Titan.
    • All the sound was recorded live, using waterproof microphones.
    • ‘Dust of Luck’ is easily the brightest, cleanest piece of music Lenzi has ever recorded.
    • Significantly, the last four minutes and 33 seconds of the chase were recorded on video tape from a police helicopter overhead.
    • Others have the inputs for recording audio from external devices like cassette players.
    • A simple hand-held dynamic mic is useful for interview situations and recording a sound at close range.
    • Lots of the music on the compilation was recorded specifically for the album, and all of it will be new material.
    • The album was essentially recorded live, in only three weeks, last October.
    • The debate was being recorded on audio tape and chaired by one of my housemates.
    • All three were recorded on video tape by closed-circuit television systems.
    • Movies can be recorded directly onto video tapes.
    • Sir Yehudi later recorded this piece again under the baton of Sir Adrian Boult in the same studio.
    • Interviews were recorded on a cassette tape with the subjects' permission.
    • Suddenly you have the ability to listen to almost any piece of music ever recorded whenever you like. This is a million times better than just having a few CDs.
    • The piece was recorded in the summer of 2000 in New Mexico, where Nauman has lived since 1979.
    • The Christmas music recorded here - a compilation - shows his debt to the great Venetian composer.
    • Data from the display of the radar were recorded on video tape.
    • He has recorded 26 country music albums and used to tour ferociously until a heart bypass operation in 1990 persuaded him to hang up his boots and guitar and run a hotel instead.
    • Tzadik has done a typically great job of recognizing and recording an undervalued piece of music.
    • And so to Studio 150, named after the venue in Amsterdam where this collection was recorded.
    • The duo recorded the first half of their album in the summer of 2001 and the second half in the summer of 2002.
    • Stokowski recorded this popular piece only one other time and it is a fitting encore to this set.
    • I understand you've spent a lot of time in Montreal over the past year, and recorded part of the album here.
    • The CD is a collection of earlier pieces, recorded between 1978 and 1996.
    • They had even brought a tape recorder to record the game, and wanted to use the recordings on their website.
    • There is no applause, so perhaps this performance was recorded in the studios for a later broadcast.
    • Production sound is sound recorded on location of the shoot.
    • An on-board microphone also recorded the sounds of Titan as the probe descended and landed on the moon.
    • It's one of the most stirring pieces of music ever recorded.
    • In a circular metal container is a spool of audiotape that records the sound of snow falling.
    • Once I found my way around the main controls, recording this piece took about an hour, since it took several takes to get some of the tracks just so.
    • So this will be the group that recorded the impressive debut disc, Old Souls, about three years ago.
    • He also sets up a tape recorder to record the meeting.

intransitive verb

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    (invariable adjective) récord
    sin precedentes
    they completed the work in record time acabaron el trabajo en un tiempo récord