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registration

[rej-uh-strey-shuh n] /ˌrɛdʒ əˈstreɪ ʃən/
noun
1.
the act of registering.
2.
an instance of this.
3.
an entry in a register.
4.
the group or number registered.
5.
an official act of registering one's name in the list of qualified voters.
6.
a certificate attesting to the fact that someone or something has been registered:
a boat registration.
7.
Music.
  1. the act or technique of registrating.
  2. the selection of stops made by an organist for a particular piece.
Origin
1560-1570
1560-70; < Middle French < Medieval Latin registrātiōn- (stem of registrātiō). See registrate, -ion
Related forms
registrational, adjective
misregistration, noun
nonregistration, noun
preregistration, noun
reregistration, noun
superregistration, noun
underregistration, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for re registration

registration

/ˌrɛdʒɪˈstreɪʃən/
noun
1.
  1. the act of registering or state of being registered
  2. (as modifier): a registration number
2.
an entry in a register
3.
a group of people, such as students, who register at a particular time
4.
a combination of organ or harpsichord stops used in the performance of a piece of music
5.
(Austral)
  1. a tax payable by the owner of a motor vehicle
  2. the period paid for
Derived Forms
registrational, adjective
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Word Origin and History for re registration

registration

n.

1560s, from Middle French registration and directly from Medieval Latin registrationem (nominative registratio) "a registering," noun of action from past participle stem of registrare (see register (v.)).

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