Complete Definition of "paper trail"

English
Noun
en-noun|sg=paper trail

#idiom A written record, history, or collection of evidence.
#:Keep a good paper trail in case anyone asks you why you arrived at that conclusion.

  1. idiom the records left by a person or organization in the course of activities.

Related terms
audit trail

Usage notes
This term is used most often by lawyers and investigative journalists.

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