registration

[rej-uh-strey-shuh n]

noun


Origin of registration

1560–70; < Middle French < Medieval Latin registrātiōn- (stem of registrātiō). See registrate, -ion
Related formsreg·is·tra·tion·al, adjectivemis·reg·is·tra·tion, nounnon·reg·is·tra·tion, nounpre·reg·is·tra·tion, nounre·reg·is·tra·tion, nounsu·per·reg·is·tra·tion, nounun·der·reg·is·tra·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for pre-registration

registration

noun

  1. the act of registering or state of being registered
  2. (as modifier)a registration number
an entry in a register
a group of people, such as students, who register at a particular time
a combination of organ or harpsichord stops used in the performance of a piece of music
Australian
  1. a tax payable by the owner of a motor vehicle
  2. the period paid for
Derived Formsregistrational, adjective
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Word Origin and History for pre-registration
n.

also preregistration, 1901, from pre- + registration.

registration

n.

1560s, from Middle French registration and directly from Medieval Latin registrationem (nominative registratio) "a registering," noun of action from past participle stem of registrare (see register (v.)).

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