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    Smile is this right?

    Because of the recession, we're on course for/to have record unemployment levels.

    From the Cambridge Dictionaries online

    If record is a verb here, it should carry some sort of inflections like recorded?
    If record is a noun here, it doesn't quite make sense to me.

    Much obliged if you can shed some light here. thanks a lot

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    Re: is this right?

    Record - Definition and More from the Free Merriam-Webster Dictionary

    adjective \same as 2\
    Definition of RECORD

    : of, relating to, or being one that is extraordinary among or surpasses others of its kind
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.


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