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inactive records

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n. ~ Records that are no longer used in the day-to-day course of business, but which may be preserved and occasionally used for legal, historical, or operational purposes.

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Inactive records are often stored out of the office of creation in a records center or on offline media. They may either be destroyed when their frequency of use falls so low that they have lost all value or they may be transferred to an archival repository for permanent retention.