Meaning of “medical certificate” in the English Dictionary

"medical certificate" in Business English

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medical certificatenoun [ C ]

uk us 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” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)