[ sur-tuh-fi-key-shuhn, ser-tif-uh- ]
/ ˌsɜr tə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən, sərˌtɪf ə- /
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Origin of certification
OTHER WORDS FROM certificationnon·cer·ti·fi·ca·tion, nounpre·cer·ti·fi·ca·tion, nounre·cer·ti·fi·ca·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for certification
/ (ˌsɜːtɪfɪˈkeɪʃən) /
the act of certifying or state of being certified
law a document attesting the truth of a fact or statement
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Medical definitions for certification
[ sûr′tə-fĭ-kā′shən ]
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.
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