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cash registernoun [C]

uk   us  
a ​machine in a ​shop or other ​business that ​recordssales and into which ​moneyreceived is put
(Definition of cash register from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"cash register" in American English

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cash registernoun [C]

 us   /ˈkæʃ ˌredʒ·ə·stər/
a ​machine in a ​store or other ​business in which ​money is ​stored and that ​recordssales
(Definition of cash register from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"cash register" in Business English

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cash registernoun [C]

uk   us   (US also register)
COMMERCE a ​machine in a ​store or other ​business that ​records each ​sale and where ​money that is received is ​kept: When ​customersbuy shoes, the ​cash register ​sendsinformation about the ​purchase into a ​computersystem. He said the man worked behind the ​cash register at his father's ​business.
(Definition of cash register from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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