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Meaning of “certification” in the English Dictionary

"certification" in American English

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certificationnoun [C/U]

 us   /ˌsɜr·t̬ə·fɪˈke·ʃən/
proof or a ​documentproving that someone is ​qualified for a ​particularjob, or that something is of good ​quality: [C] Adult ​workers are ​increasingly going back to ​school for a ​degree or certification to ​improvetheirjobopportunities. [U] He will ​seekorganic certification of his ​beef and ​poultryproducts.
(Definition of certification from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"certification" in Business English

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certificationnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˌsɜːtɪfɪˈkeɪʃən/
the ​process of giving ​official or ​legalapproval to a ​person, ​company, ​product, etc. that has ​reached a particular ​standard: certification in sth The new ​division received $10,000 in ​trainingfunds that will ​helpstaffgain certification in ​insuranceprocedures.certification as sth Our ​products were ​awarded certification as ​compliant with all the relevant ​standards. We need ​experiencedpilots with multiengine and ​instrument certification. certification ​programme/​process/​requirements
(Definition of certification from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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