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noun     register pronunciation in American English
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  1. 1
    [countable] an official list or record of a particular type of thing

    the register of births, deaths, and marriages

    1. a.
      a book in which someone keeps lists or records

      All new guests must sign the hotel register.

  2. 2
    [countable] music the range of musical sounds that a voice or a musical instrument can produce
  3. 3
    [countable] a cash register
  4. 4
    [countable/uncountable] linguistics the type of language that you use in a particular situation or when communicating with a particular group of people
  5. 5
    [countable] a flat piece of metal that you can open and close to control the flow of air in a heating system


to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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