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  1. world recordnoun

    the best record in the whole world


  1. world recordnoun

    Any characteristic or accomplishment that exceeds all other instances of that characteristic or accomplishment.

  2. world recordnoun

    The world's best score or time for a certain event.


  1. World record

    According to the Guinness World Records, a world record is usually the best global and most important performance that is ever recorded and officially verified in a specific skill, sport, or other kind of activity. The book Guinness World Records and other world records organizations collates and publishes notable records of many. One of them is the World Records Union that is the unique world records register organization recognized by the Council of the Notariats of the European Union.


  1. world record

    A world record is a highest or best achievement, performance or feat recognized globally as the best of its kind that has been officially documented and verified. This typically applies to fields such as sports, arts, sciences, or any global competitions and activities where performances are measurable and comparable.


  1. World record

    A world record is usually the best global performance ever recorded and verified in a specific skill or sport. The book Guinness World Records collates and publishes notable records of all types, from first and best to worst human achievements,to extremes in the natural world and beyond. The website RecordSetter has begun to take on the same territory, but with a more inclusive policy.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of world record in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of world record in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of world record in a Sentence

  1. Michael Littlejohn:

    I fish a lot and I’ve actually caught many different sizes of fish, but it felt really special that I was going to break a record, they (my dad and Littlejohn) were telling me that I have to fight the fish by myself for it to be a world record.

  2. Craig Challen:

    We have a little bit more experience now, we seem to be the world record holders in cave-diving rescues now.

  3. David Rudisha:

    It’s tough, we can’t be seeing a world record every day, it’s something special, i broke it in 2010 and 2012, so you can see it’s tough. I’m looking forward to (trying), but getting a time close to the record would make me happy.

  4. Frank Marshall:

    We recast Marty McFly and that cut six weeks off our post-production schedule, we finished the film in nine weeks which was like a world record in those days but we really wanted to keep to our release date so everyone put in a Herculean effort to deliver the movie. The traditional time in those days was 20 to 24 weeks and we did it in nine.

  5. Duncan Scott:

    We were so close to the world record in the end, if anything, I’m a bit gutted.

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