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English definition of “certify”
/ˈsɜːtɪfaɪ/ verb [T]
› to give someone official approval or permission to do a job because they have proved that they have the necessary skills and qualifications to do it: be certified by All of our surgeons have been certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery.be certified as State officials are encouraging more farmers to become certified as organic growers.
› to officially approve of something after testing its quality and proving that it is acceptable: be certified for Pharmaceuticals must be checked and certified for effectiveness and safety.
› to formally and officially state that something is true, especially by signing an official or legal document: certify that The rules require sponsors to identify themselves and certify that they have no financial interest in the projects. To claim tax relief, submit a written statement from the lender to certify any interest paid on the loan.