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medical certificate

a document stating the result of a satisfactory medical examination
a doctor's certificate giving evidence of a person's unfitness for work
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  • Armed with a medical certificate, he applied for and received a furlough.

    The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte William Milligan Sloane
  • "But he'll take another six on medical certificate," said Agnes anxiously.

    Actions and Reactions Rudyard Kipling
  • The medical certificate attributed the cause of death to consumption.

    The Magnificent Montez Horace Wyndham
  • Ill sign the papers for you if you get a medical certificate.

    The Search Party G. A. Birmingham
  • In that case, said he, you must be good enough to hand in a medical certificate.

    The Duel A. I. Kuprin
  • (a medical certificate will be required); when were you last vaccinated?

  • I went to see two doctors yesterday and got a medical certificate from each.

  • "I should send him a medical certificate," said Cradell, his friend of old.

    The Last Chronicle of Barset

    Anthony Trollope
  • What he wants is a medical certificate and leave home for six months.

    Banked Fires

    E. W. (Ethel Winifred) Savi
  • The happy solution of the second must depend on my two letters to Berlin and on the wide circulation of my medical certificate.

    Wounded and a Prisoner of War

    Malcolm V. (Malcolm Vivian) Hay

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