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board certification

[ bawrd-sur-tuh-fi-key-shuhn ]
/ ˈbɔrd ˌsɜr tə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən /
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noun
the process of certifying that a physician has passed an examination and met the standards of a professional organization representing a particular medical specialty.
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Origin of board certification

First recorded in 1925–30

OTHER WORDS FROM board certification

board-cer·ti·fied [bawrd-sur-tuh-fahyd], /ˈbɔrdˈsɜr tə faɪd/, adjective

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