Origin of certification
Related Words for certificationselection, designation, choice, election, approval, nomination, certification, information, confirmation, picture, demonstration, argument, clue, reason, criterion, testimony, testament, validation, data, verification
Examples from the Web for certification
Contemporary Examples of certification
The certification, which lasts three years, was renewed by then-Defense Secretary Leon Panetta in 2012.
“The government failed to show that it had adequate basis for the certification,” he wrote in August.
Whatever, the certification is absurd and should be changed immediately.Why ‘Black-ish’ Has a Gay Problem
October 3, 2014
Certification is voluntary only insofar as work as a physician is voluntary.Rand Paul and the Certification Racket
August 11, 2014
Since certification distinctions can be a bit muddled, some take this extra step.People for the Ethical Treatment of Vodka
Debra A. Klein
July 23, 2014
Historical Examples of certification
"Nameless," he said with an effort, when the lengthy details of certification were asked.The White Desert
Courtney Ryley Cooper
But, once more, this citizenship and this certification are solely moral.German philosophy and politics
What effect does certification of a check by the payee have upon the maker?
"I don't need any certification, dear," said Max, gently; but he did not smile.A Virginia Cousin & Bar Harbor Tales
Mrs Burton Harrison
"Which certification is not worth a damn," the burly Officer declared.Triplanetary
Edward Elmer Smith
- the act of certifying or state of being certified
- law a document attesting the truth of a fact or statement
Word Origin and History for certification
early 15c., "notification;" mid-15c., "demonstration, proof," from Medieval Latin certificationem (nominative certificatio), noun of action from past participle stem of Late Latin certificare (see certify). Meaning "act of providing with a legal certificate" is from 1881.
- The reporting to health authorities of those diseases legally required to be reported.
- The attainment of board certification in a specialty.
- The court procedure by which a patient is committed to a mental institution.
- Involuntary mental hospitalization.