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registrar

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noun reg·is·trar \ˈre-jə-ˌsträr\

Simple Definition of registrar

  • : someone who is in charge of keeping records especially of births, marriages, and deaths

  • : an officer of a college or university who is in charge of registering students and keeping academic records

  • : a doctor who is training at a hospital to become a specialist in a particular field of medicine

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of registrar

  1. :  an official recorder or keeper of records: as a :  an officer of an educational institution responsible for registering students, keeping academic records, and corresponding with applicants and evaluating their credentials b :  an admitting officer at a hospital c chiefly British :  resident 3

Examples of registrar in a sentence

  1. <got a copy of his transcript from the school's registrar>



Origin and Etymology of registrar

alteration of Middle English registrer, from registren to register, from Anglo-French registrer, from Medieval Latin registrare, from registrum


First Known Use: 1675


Medical Dictionary

registrar

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noun reg·is·trar \ˈrej-ə-ˌsträr\

Medical Definition of registrar

  1. 1:  an admitting officer at a hospital

  2. 2British :  resident




Law Dictionary

registrar

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noun reg·is·trar \ˈre-jə-ˌsträr\

Legal Definition of registrar

  1. :  an official recorder or keeper of records





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