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re‧gis‧trar [countable]
1BO someone who is in charge of official records of births, marriages, and deaths
2 an official of a college or university who deals with the running of the college
3MN British English a hospital doctor who has finished his or her training but is of a lower rank than a consultant
WORD FOCUS: doctor WORD FOCUS: doctor
similar words: physician especially AmE, GP British English, consultant, registrar

a doctor who does operations: surgeon

a doctor who treats mental illnesses: psychiatrist, psychotherapist, shrink informal

a doctor who treats people's teeth: dentist, orthodontist

a doctor who treats animals: vet, veterinarian especially AmE

someone who is training to be a doctor: medical student, intern American English

the place where you go to see your doctor: surgery British English, office American English

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