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English definition of “certificate”

certificate

noun [C] uk   /səˈtɪf.ɪ.kət/ us    /sɚ-/
B1 an official document that states that the information on it is true: a birth/marriage/death certificate a doctor's/medical certificateOfficial documents B1 the qualification that you receive when you are successful in an exam: She has a Certificate in Drama Education.School and vocational qualifications
(Definition of certificate from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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