Meaning of “registry” in the English Dictionary

"registry" in American English

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registrynoun [ C ]

us /ˈredʒ·ɪ·stri/

an official list or record, or a place where official records are kept:

a voter registry

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

"registry" in Business English

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registrynoun [ C ]

uk /ˈredʒɪstri/ us 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.

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