registrar


registrar

noun

  1. a person who keeps a record; an official recorder.
  2. an agent of a bank, trust company, or other corporation who is responsible for certifying and registering issues of securities.
  3. an official at a school or college who maintains students’ personal and academic records, issues reports of grades, mails out official publications, etc.

noun

  1. a person who keeps official records
  2. an administrative official responsible for student records, enrolment procedure, etc, in a school, college, or university
  3. British and NZ a hospital doctor senior to a houseman but junior to a consultant, specializing in either medicine (medical registrar) or surgery (surgical registrar)
  4. Australian the chief medical administrator of a large hospital
  5. mainly US a person employed by a company to maintain a register of its security issues
n.

1670s, shortening of registrary (1540s), from Medieval Latin registrarius “one who keeps a record” (related to register (n.)). Earlier were registerer (mid-15c.), registrer (late 14c.).

n.

  1. An admitting officer in a hospital.

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