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registration

noun
 
 
/ˌredʒɪˈstreɪʃən/
[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. →  See also shelf registration
[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?
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