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register

verb
 
 
/ˈredʒɪstər/
[I or T] to put information, especially the name of someone or something, on an official list or record: Bids may be registered 24 hours a day. to register a car/company/domain nameregister as sth Investment advisers may need to register as brokers. In the UK, a business is required to register for VAT.register (sb/sth) with sth Hedge-fund managers must register the commission under the terms of the 1940 Investment Advisers Act.
[I or T] to record or show a measurement, an amount, etc.: The built-in telephone line has registered 50 calls daily. During the period under review, the company registered a 30% decline in gross profit.
[T] COMMUNICATIONS when you register a letter or package, you send it by mail using a special service, so that it will be dealt with in a special way and not be lost: I'd like to register this parcel, please. a registered letter
[T] to show your opinion or interest formally or officially: The engineering arm of the company is said to have registered an interest by the bid deadline.
(Definition of register verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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