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English definition of “medical certificate”

medical certificate

noun [C]     HR
a document signed by a doctor that proves that someone is in good health or healthy enough do a particular type of work : Obtaining a pilot's license requires various documentation , including a medical certificate .
a document signed by a doctor that proves that someone is not in good health or not healthy enough to do a particular type of work : In order to claim sick pay , you need to have the appropriate medical certificates .
(Definition of medical certificate noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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