register office

register office
noun
: an office (as an employment office) where a register or record is kept

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • register office — ► NOUN ▪ (in the UK) a local government building where civil marriages are conducted and births, marriages, and deaths are recorded. USAGE The official term is register office, although the form registry office is commonly used in unofficial and… …   English terms dictionary

  • register office — register offices N COUNT A register office is a place where births, marriages, and deaths are officially recorded, and where people can get married without a religious ceremony. [BRIT] Syn: registry office …   English dictionary

  • register office — is the official form in the UK of the term for a State office for conducting civil ceremonies and recording births and deaths. Registry office is also widely used, but it is unofficial only, except in Scotland …   Modern English usage

  • register office — register .office n BrE a ↑registry office …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Register office — In England and Wales, The Register Office is primarily the local office for the registration of births, deaths and marriages (BD M), and for the conducting of civil marriages. Set up by Act of Parliament in 1837, the statutory registration… …   Wikipedia

  • register office — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms register office : singular register office plural register offices British a registry office …   English dictionary

  • register office — noun (in the UK) a local government building where civil marriages are conducted and births, marriages, and deaths are recorded with the issue of certificates. Usage Register office is the official term, but registry office is the form which… …   English new terms dictionary

  • register office — noun The local office in which births, marriages and deaths are registered, and in which civil marriages are conducted …   Wiktionary

  • register office — noun (C) a registry office …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • ˈregister ˌoffice — noun [C] a registry office …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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