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Definition of registry noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (pl. registries)
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  1. 1[countable] a place where official records are kept
  2. 2[uncountable] the act of making an official record of something
  3. 3[countable] an official list or record or names, items, etc.; a book that contains such a list a gift registry (= a list in a store of gifts that someone would like to receive, for example for their wedding)
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