(Austral & NZ) a plate mounted on the front and back of a motor vehicle bearing the registration number Also called (US) license plate, (Canadian) licence plate, (Brit and South African) numberplate
noun, plural registries. 1. the act of registering; registration. 2. a place where a register is kept; an office of registration. 3. register (defs 1, 2). 4. the state of being registered. 5. the nationality of a merchant ship as shown on its register. noun (pl) -tries 1. a place where registers are kept, such […]
noun, British. 1. a government office and depository in which records and civil registers are kept and civil marriages performed. registry office noun 1. (Brit) a name often used for a register office
adjective 1. of or belonging to a king. 2. (of a professor in a British university) holding a chair founded by or dependent on the sovereign.
- Regius professor
/ˈriːdʒɪəs/ noun 1. (Brit) a person appointed by the Crown to a university chair founded by a royal patron