Meaning of “certification” in the English Dictionary


"certification" in American English

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certificationnoun [ C/U ]

us /ˌsɜr·t̬ə·fɪˈkeɪ·ʃən/

proof or a document proving that someone is qualified for a particular job, or that something is of good quality:

[ C ] Adult workers are increasingly going back to school for a degree or certification to improve their job opportunities.
[ U ] He will seek organic certification of his beef and poultry products.

(Definition of “certification” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"certification" in Business English

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certificationnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌsɜːtɪfɪˈkeɪʃən/ us

the process of giving official or legal approval to a person, company, product, etc. that has reached a particular standard:

certification in sth The new division received $10,000 in training funds that will help staff gain certification in insurance procedures.
certification as sth Our products were awarded certification as compliant with all the relevant standards.
We need experienced pilots with multiengine and instrument certification.

(Definition of “certification” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)