Definition of register office in English:
(In the UK) a local government building where civil marriages are conducted and births, marriages, and deaths are recorded with the issue of certificates.
- The office for national statistics and the general register office supplied copies of death certificates.
- Robin persuaded her to go through a ceremony of marriage at a register office, but Heidi thought it was merely a ceremony of betrothal.
- Gays will be able to sign an official document at a register office in front of the registrar and two witnesses, although there will not be an official ceremony.
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