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certificatenoun [C]

uk   /səˈtɪf.ɪ.kət/  us   /sɚ-/
B1 an official document that states that the information on it is true: a birth/marriage/death certificate a doctor's/medical certificateB1 the qualification that you receive when you are successful in an exam: She has a Certificate in Drama Education.
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Translations of “certificate”
in Arabic شَهادة, وَثيقة…
in Korean 증서…
in Malaysian sijil…
in French certificat…
in Turkish sertifika, belge…
in Italian certificato, attestato…
in Chinese (Traditional) 證書, 證明, 成績合格證書…
in Russian свидетельство, сертификат…
in Polish świadectwo, certyfikat…
in Vietnamese giấy chứng nhận…
in Spanish certificado…
in Portuguese certidão, certificado…
in Thai หนังสือรับรอง…
in German die Urkunde…
in Catalan certificat…
in Japanese 証明書…
in Indonesian sertifikat…
in Chinese (Simplified) 证书, 证明, 成绩合格证书…
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