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registrynoun [C]

 us   /ˈredʒ·ɪ·stri/
an ​officiallist or ​record, or a ​place where ​officialrecords are ​kept: a ​voter registry
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registrynoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈredʒɪstri/ (plural registries)
an ​officialrecord of ​people or things ​relating to a ​business or other ​activity: The ​centremanages an ​online registry of ​shareownership.on/in the registry Sixty ​companies have been ​listed on the registry since it ​opened. There was no ​reliablepublicproperty registry.
an ​organization or ​place that ​keepsofficialrecords: 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 ​computersystems, 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 ​slowcomputer is often the ​result of registry ​errors.
(Definition of registry from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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