public record

Definitions of "public record"
  1. Documents that are mandated by law to be maintained and accessible to the public
  2. Documents created by government authorities or officials while carrying out their duties
  3. Documents that are stored in offices that are open for public access
How to use "public record" in a sentence
  1. Birth, death, and marriage certificates are all examples of a public record.
  2. Property deeds and mortgage documents are part of the public record and can be accessed by anyone.
  3. Court proceedings and statutes are considered part of the public record, providing transparency into legal processes.

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