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[ rej-uh-strey-shuhn ]


  1. the act of registering.
  2. an instance of this.
  3. an entry in a register.
  4. the group or number registered.
  5. an official act of registering one's name in the list of qualified voters.
  6. a certificate attesting to the fact that someone or something has been registered:

    a boat registration.

  7. Music.
    1. the act or technique of registrating.
    2. the selection of stops made by an organist for a particular piece.


/ ˌrɛdʒɪˈstreɪʃən /


    1. the act of registering or state of being registered
    2. ( as modifier )

      a registration number

  1. an entry in a register
  2. a group of people, such as students, who register at a particular time
  3. a combination of organ or harpsichord stops used in the performance of a piece of music
    1. a tax payable by the owner of a motor vehicle
    2. the period paid for

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Derived Forms

  • ˌregisˈtrational, adjective

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Other Words From

  • regis·tration·al adjective
  • misreg·is·tration noun
  • nonreg·is·tration noun
  • prereg·is·tration noun
  • rereg·is·tration noun
  • super·regis·tration noun
  • under·regis·tration noun

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Word History and Origins

Origin of registration1

1560–70; < Middle French < Medieval Latin registrātiōn- (stem of registrātiō ). See registrate, -ion

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Example Sentences

It’s got data for every district in San Diego, including registration, past performance, current candidates, etc.

The agenda will be building on many policies that the state of California has already been putting in place, like those to increase voter registration, Gonzalez said.

It’s not illegal to use vehicle registration fees for this purpose and the agency has done so since the 1990s.

Instead of raising fees, the agency apparently used a portion of state vehicle registration fees that everyone pays, a practice it’s employed since the 1990s, which auditors basically said wasn’t a good practice.

There, Democrats hold a slim registration advantage – 16,108 to 15,308 – with another roughly 12,000 independent voters.

And as previously mentioned, she joins forces with Iron Man and the pro-registration heroes during the Civil War storyline.

Al-Shabab demanded from the agencies what it described as “registration fees” of up to $10,000.

That makes voter registration and door-to-door campaigning more important than ever.

In 1962, Hamer attended a meeting about black voter registration sponsored by SNCC.

Mississippi has no party registration and requires no party declaration to vote in any primary.

To guard against such frauds the system of registration was established at an early day in American history.

Thus, a citizen is immediately checked for his proper registration and poll tax payments when he comes to vote.

The change in the plan of registration, he said, had been recommended by Sir Henry Darnel.

With respect to the registration of voters great amendments had been made.

"The Registration Office is over this way," one of the Hadjis told him.


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