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noun reg·is·try \ˈre-jə-strē\

Simple Definition of registry

  • : a place where official records are kept

  • : a book or system for keeping an official list or record of items

Full Definition of registry

plural reg·is·tries

  1. 1 :  registration, enrollment

  2. 2 :  the nationality of a ship according to its entry in a register :  flag

  3. 3 :  a place of registration

  4. 4 a :  an official record book b :  an entry in a registry

Examples of registry

  1. the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles

  2. <got a copy of the couple's bridal registry from the store's computer and scanned it for items we could afford>



1589

First Known Use of registry

1589


Medical Dictionary

registry

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noun reg·is·try \ˈrej-ə-strē\

Medical Definition of registry

plural reg·is·tries

  1. 1:  a place where data, records, or laboratory samples are kept and usually are made available for research or comparative study <a cancer registry>

  2. 2:  an establishment at which nurses available for employment are listed and through which they are hired






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