pre·​reg·​is·​tra·​tion | \ ˌprē-ˌre-jə-ˈstrā-shən How to pronounce preregistration (audio) \

Definition of preregistration

: a special registration (as for returning students) prior to an official registration period Preregistration for fall classes is closed. also : a registration prior to an event, activity, or program The lecture is free but preregistration is required.

Other Words from preregistration

preregister \ (ˌ)prē-​ˈre-​jə-​stər How to pronounce preregistration (audio) \ intransitive verb

Examples of preregistration in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web To donate breast milk, a 100-ounce minimum donation is required along with preregistration at the University of California Health Milk Bank portal at Linda Mcintosh, San Diego Union-Tribune, 28 July 2022 The cost is $10 per person without an annual pass, and preregistration is available at Cierra Britten, The Enquirer, 17 June 2022 Vehicle preregistration is $25 at Linda Mcintosh, San Diego Union-Tribune, 28 June 2021 Walk-ins are welcome, but preregistration is encouraged. Mike Danahey, Chicago Tribune, 10 June 2022 Admission is free, preregistration for bike races is open now, and all other events can be signed up for at the Arctic Valley lodge. Naomi Stock, Anchorage Daily News, 7 Apr. 2022 No preregistration is required, and the clinics are open to all community members. Laura Groch, San Diego Union-Tribune, 24 Apr. 2022 The agency is looking at ways to make the situation more tenable if an influx of migrants does come, such as establishing an online preregistration system and sending more CBP officers to the border. Luke Barr, ABC News, 29 Mar. 2022 Many research journals agreed that preregistration would be a requirement for later publication, meaning that anyone who hoped to publish results in the future would have a compelling reason to preregister. John Timmer, Ars Technica, 22 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of preregistration

1967, in the meaning defined above

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“Preregistration.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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