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English definition of “self-certification”

self-certification

noun [U]     /ˌselfˌsɜː.tɪ.fɪˈkeɪ.ʃən/ US  /-ˌsɝː.t̬ɪ-/ UK formal
an official statement that you make about yourself, especially in connection with tax or illness: You are able to notify up to eight days' illness by self-certification.Official documents
(Definition of self-certification noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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