registrar

noun reg·is·trar \ ˈre-jə-ˌsträr \
Updated on: 6 Dec 2017

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 3

Examples of registrar in a Sentence

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

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Origin and Etymology of registrar

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


REGISTRAR Defined for English Language Learners

registrar

noun

Definition of registrar for English Language Learners

  • : 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


Medical Dictionary

registrar

noun reg·is·trar \ ˈrej-ə-ˌsträr \

medical Definition of registrar

1 : an admitting officer at a hospital
2 British : resident

Law Dictionary

registrar

noun reg·is·trar \ ˈre-jə-ˌsträr \

legal Definition of registrar

: an official recorder or keeper of records


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