Definition of rego in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈrɛdʒəʊ
(also reggo)

noun (plural regos)

Australian /NZ informal
  • 1A motor-vehicle registration: no rego, one headlamp, baldy tyres
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    • Anything less we should not accept before re-commencing payments demanded by the state, such as regos, business license fees and so forth.
    • ‘I'll do all the rego and stuff, pick it up at lunchtime.’
    • ‘Business permits are obtained for a particular vehicle so the rego must match the numbers on the permit,’ she said.
  • 2 [mass noun] The action of registering, especially for an activity; registration: footy rego day
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    • Comp. details and contact details are all available and on-line rego will be available soon.
    • In order to process your rego, the forum will send a confirmation email to the address you provided.


1960s: abbreviation of registration + the colloquial suffix -o.

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