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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishregisterre‧gis‧ter1 /ˈredʒɪstə $ -ər/ ●●○ S3 W3 AWL noun  1 official list [countable]PGLIST an official list of names of people, companies etc, or a book that has this listregister of the official register of births, deaths, and marriages Have you signed the hotel register? Police want a national register of DNA samples.the electoral register (=official list of voters)call/take the register British English old-fashioned (=say the names of the students in a class, to check who is there)2 language style [countable, uncountable] technicalSL the words, style, and grammar used by speakers and writers in a particular situation or in a particular type of writingformal/informal register letters written in a formal register3 music [countable] technicalAPM the range of musical notes that someone’s voice or a musical instrument can reachthe upper/middle/lower register the upper register of the cello4 machine [countable]x-ref a cash register5 heating control [countable] American EnglishTPCONTROL a movable metal plate that controls the flow of air in a heating or cooling system syn vent
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registerWhat is the difference between a register and a list in relation to data protection?a register of qualified translatorsKeep plants away from the hot air registers.Teachers were reminded that school attendance registers were actually legal documents.The result is a range of different genres of literary criticism and literary theory, to some extent distinguished by register.a check registera civil register of births, deaths, and marriagesWhy are there 1 million people missing from the electoral register?Is this one of the reasons why 1 million people are missing off the electoral register?Make sure your name is on the electoral register in good time.Business letters should be written in a formal register.Miller said stores typically are offered free register tape by private vendors who sell advertising space on the back of the tape.Hyatt signed the hotel guest register.Its high register gives brilliance and point when doubling at the octave phrases allotted to other wind instruments or to the violins.Despite this the government needs to give some thought to the practices of doctors not on the medical register.The railroad station is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.He claimed to be entitled to rectification of the register both as against the Hammonds and as against the building society.To find out about her family history, she looked through the register of births, marriages, and deaths.hotel registerEach guest must be the subject of a separate entry in the hotel register.the upper/middle/lower registerThe circlet is enriched by enamel plaques of Byzantine manufacture, alternating on the lower register with jewels en cabochon.