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registry

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈredʒɪstri/ ( plural registries)
an official record of people or things relating to a business or other activity: The centre manages an online registry of share ownership.on/in the registry Sixty companies have been listed on the registry since it opened. There was no reliable public property registry.
an organization or place that keeps official records: You can get the dates from the central registry in the town hall. The registry has now published the statewide cancer data.
IT on some computer systems, the place on the computer where information is recorded about software settings on the computer: In order for your computer to know how to run properly, the registry sets up instructions for it to follow. A slow computer is often the result of registry errors.
→  See also Companies Registry , land registry , port of registry
Translations of “registry”
in Chinese (Traditional) 登記處,註冊處…
in Russian регистратура, канцелярия…
in Turkish sicil dairesi, tescil bürosu, kayıt memurluğu…
in Chinese (Simplified) 登记处,注册处…
in Polish archiwum…
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