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cash registernoun [C]

uk   /ˈkæʃ ˌredʒ.ɪ.stər/  us   /ˈkæʃ ˌredʒ.ɪ.stɚ/
a machine in a shop or other business that records sales and into which money received 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 records sales
(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 customers buy shoes, the cash register sends information about the purchase into a computer system. 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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