registrar

noun
reg·is·trar | \ ˈre-jə-ˌsträr \

Definition of registrar 

: an official recorder or keeper of records: such 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 sense 3

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Synonyms for registrar

Synonyms

clerk, register, scribe, secretary

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Examples of registrar in a Sentence

got a copy of his transcript from the school's registrar

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In late vote-counting by the registrar, Montgomery surpassed Cole to take first place in the District 4 primary by six votes. David Garrick, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Candidate won't seek recount in battle for slot in San Diego council runoff," 10 July 2018 Making matters worse, the transfer shifted the registration from Web.com to OVH, a French registrar that may be less responsive to US courts. Russell Brandom, The Verge, "The battle for France.com," 30 Apr. 2018 Days before the government was ordered to release the new data, Puerto Rico’s Institute of Statistics sued the demographic registrar for the information. Time, "Puerto Rico Has Released New Data Detailing Deaths in the Wake of Hurricane Maria," 14 June 2018 Days before the government was ordered to release the new data, Puerto Rico’s Institute of Statistics sued the demographic registrar for the information. Washington Post, "Puerto Rico issues new data on Hurricane Maria deaths," 13 June 2018 Days before the government was ordered to release the new data, Puerto Rico’s Institute of Statistics sued the demographic registrar for the information. NBC News, "Puerto Rico issues new data on Hurricane Maria deaths," 13 June 2018 Days before the government was ordered to release the new data, Puerto Rico's Institute of Statistics sued the demographic registrar for the information. Danica Coto, chicagotribune.com, "Puerto Rico issues new data on Hurricane Maria deaths," 12 June 2018 Under law, campaigns have until June 12 to submit signatures to Republican registrars for certification. Daniela Altimari, courant.com, "David Stemerman Launches New Ad Buy as He Prepares to Submit Nearly 20,000 Signatures," 11 June 2018 Thousands of people gathered in Daley Plaza at 11 AM this morning, including a marching band, voter registrars, Captain America, and a family who might have been Aztec warriors. Philip Montoro, Chicago Reader, "Immigration / News / The Trump Era Thousands protest Trump in #FamiliesBelongTogetherMarch [PHOTOS]," 30 June 2018

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First Known Use of registrar

1571, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for registrar

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

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registrar

noun

English Language Learners 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

registrar

noun
reg·is·trar | \ ˈrej-ə-ˌsträr \

Medical Definition of registrar 

1 : an admitting officer at a hospital

2 British : resident

registrar

noun
reg·is·trar | \ ˈre-jə-ˌsträr \

Legal Definition of registrar 

: an official recorder or keeper of records

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