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English definition of “birth certificate”

birth certificate

noun [C]  /ˈbɜrθ sərˌtɪf·ɪ·kət/ us  
an official document recording important facts connected with a baby’s birth
(Definition of birth certificate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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