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Meaning of “certificate” in the English Dictionary

"certificate" in British English

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certificatenoun [C]

uk   /səˈtɪf.ɪ.kət/  us   /sɚ-/
B1 an ​officialdocument that ​states that the ​information on it is ​true: a ​birth/​marriage/​death certificate a doctor's/​medical certificateB1 the ​qualification that you ​receive when you are ​successful in an ​exam: She has a Certificate in Drama Education.

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(Definition of certificate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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certificatenoun [C]

 us   /sərˈtɪf·ɪ·kət/
an ​officialdocument that gives ​information: a ​birth/​death/​marriage certificate
(Definition of certificate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"certificate" in Business English

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certificatenoun [C]

uk   us   /səˈtɪfɪkət/
an ​officialdocument that ​states that the ​information on it is ​true, and that is given to someone as ​proof that they are, have, or own something, or have ​permission to do something: Once a ​company is ​registered, ​notice of its certificate of ​incorporation must be ​published in a ​publicnewspaper. When you ​exercise the ​shareoption, you receive a certificate ​stating how many ​shares your ​cashfund has ​purchased. birth/death/marriage certificate
a ​qualification that you receive when you are ​successful in an ​examination, or have done a ​course of ​training: be awarded/have/hold a certificate in sth She ​holds a certificate in ​humanresourcemanagement from San Francisco ​State University.
(Definition of certificate from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “certificate”
in Korean 증서…
in Arabic شَهادة, وَثيقة…
in Malaysian sijil…
in French certificat…
in Russian свидетельство, сертификат…
in Chinese (Traditional) 證書, 證明, 成績合格證書…
in Italian certificato, attestato…
in Turkish sertifika, belge…
in Polish świadectwo, certyfikat…
in Spanish certificado…
in Vietnamese giấy chứng nhận…
in Portuguese certidão, certificado…
in Thai หนังสือรับรอง…
in German die Urkunde…
in Catalan certificat…
in Japanese 証明書…
in Chinese (Simplified) 证书, 证明, 成绩合格证书…
in Indonesian sertifikat…
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