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preregistration

Line breaks: pre|regis|tra¦tion
Pronunciation: /ˌpriːrɛdʒɪˈstreɪʃ(ə)n
 
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Definition of preregistration in English:

noun

[mass noun]
1The action of registering or being registered in advance: members are entitled to free preregistration
More example sentences
  • Admission to the event is free, with no preregistration or tickets required.
  • The workshop is free; preregistration is recommended.
  • No preregistration is necessary and lunch is free.
2 [as modifier] Relating to or denoting the period of a doctor’s training between qualification and registration: the preregistration year
More example sentences
  • Does the preregistration year require tasks, skills, and activities that medical schools do not expect to teach?
  • As most doctors make career choices towards the end of their preregistration year, placements in general practice may boost recruitment to this setting.
  • Once students become preregistration house officers their time for training is limited, and they have no allocated study budget until after the preregistration year.

Derivatives

preregister

1
verb
Example sentences
  • I preregistered, so I was on the registration rolls.
  • And yes, a competitor can enter both the fitness and figure championships, as long as she's preregistered for both.
  • Fifteen percent of the sample did not preregister.

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