a check bearing a guarantee of payment by the bank on which the check is drawn.
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- certificates of deposit,
- certification mark,
- certified accountant,
- certified mail,
- certified milk,
- certified pasteurized milk,
- certified professional secretary,
- certified public accountant
Origin of certified check
An Americanism dating back to 1875–80
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