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register office Line breaks: regis|ter of¦fice

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Definition of register office in English:

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

The form register office is the official term, but registry office is the form which dominates in informal and non-official use.

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