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Definition of “certify” - Learner’s Dictionary

certify

verb [T]     /ˈsɜːtɪfaɪ/
TRUTH formal to say in a formal or official way that something is true or correct: [+ (that)] I certify that the information I have given is true. She was certified dead on arrival at the hospital.Accepting and agreeingAccepting and agreeing reluctantlyApproving and approval
CERTIFICATE to give someone a certificate to say that they have completed a course of study: a certified accountantSchool and vocational qualifications
HEALTH to say officially that someone has a mental illnessMental and psychiatric disorders
(Definition of certify from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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