Meaning of “doctor's certificate” in the English Dictionary


"doctor's certificate" in Business English

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doctor's certificatenoun [ C ]


a letter from a doctor saying that someone is too ill to work, or that they are well enough to do a particular job:

You will need a doctor's certificate if you are absent for more than three days.
Pregnant workers do not have to do night work if they have a doctor's certificate stating that such work would endanger their health.
Drivers over 65 must present a doctor's certificate saying they are fit to drive.

(Definition of “doctor's certificate” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)