certificate

[ noun ser-tif-i-kit; verb ser-tif-i-keyt ]SEE DEFINITION OF certificate
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This gentleman gave me a certificate, and, as I left him, handed me a dollar.

And my search for this certificate must be managed with the greatest address.

But at the same time he flatly declined to give a certificate.

You can still give me a certificate, first arranging the wording of it.

See, see, Richard, here your mother has copied the hospital's certificate.

Then they asked him for his certificate, that they might go in and show it to the king.

To obtain a certificate from the police, the consent of her parents was necessary.

Once given, the certificate should be honoured and the oath respected.

The governor, however, said he would not be able to do that without a certificate.

If you want a certificate of that, you've only got to go to Wellmouth.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., "action of certifying," from French certificat, from Medieval Latin certificatum "thing certified," noun use of neuter past participle of certificare (see certify). Of documents, from mid-15c., especially a document which attests to someone's authorization to practice or do something (1540s).

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