registry

noun
ADJECTIVE
central

a central registry for all applicants

district (BrE), national, regional
land (BrE)

The deed of transfer must be entered at the land registry.

bridal, gift, wedding (all AmE)

the growth of online gift registries

patient (AmE)

the available data in the patient registry

sex offender (AmE)

He was forced to register in the sex offender registry.

VERB + REGISTRY
register sth at, register sth in, register sth with

The certificate will have to be lodged at the registry.

create, establish
REGISTRY + NOUN
office (in the UK)

They got married in a registry office.

entry
database

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