Meaning of “registration” in the English Dictionary

"registration" in English

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uk /ˌredʒ.ɪˈstreɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌredʒ.əˈstreɪ.ʃən/

registration noun (LIST)

B1 [ U ] the act of recording a name or information on an official list:

voter registration

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(Definition of “registration” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"registration" in American English

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registrationnoun [ C/U ]

us /ˌredʒ·ɪˈstreɪ·ʃən/

a record of someone's name on an official list:

[ C ] Keep your car registration with the vehicle.
[ U ] With an election approaching, both political parties are encouraging voter registration.

(Definition of “registration” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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uk /ˌredʒɪˈstreɪʃən/ us

[ C or U ] the act of making an official record of names and other information, or a document that shows these details:

registration fee/form/process The investor registration fee for the conference is $395.
registration as sth The FDA recently revoked his registration as a manufacturer.
Figures on car sales showed that new registrations fell 4.9% last month.
There has been a recent increase in the number of registrations of new domain names.

[ C or U ] FINANCE, STOCK MARKET in the US, the process of a company giving documents to the Securities and Exchange Commission asking if it can offer shares for sale on a stock market:

The move resulted in an increase in registration of securities offerings in the US by foreign private issuers.

[ C ] also registration number, abbreviation reg. TRANSPORT the official set of numbers and letters shown on the front and back of a road vehicle:

What's the registration of the car?

(Definition of “registration” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)