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EtymologyEdit

From French certificat.

PronunciationEdit

  • (noun): IPA(key): /səɹˈtɪfɪkɪt/
  • (verb): IPA(key): /səɹˈtɪfɪˌkeɪt/
  • Rhymes: -ɪfɪkɪt, -eɪt
  • Hyphenation: cer‧tif‧i‧cate

NounEdit

certificate ‎(plural certificates)

  1. A document containing a certified statement.
  2. A document evidencing ownership or debt.
  3. A document serving as evidence as a person has completed an educational course, issued either by an institution not authorised to grant diplomas, or to a student not qualifying for a diploma.
  4. (computing theory) The information needed in order to verify a positive answer to a problem.

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VerbEdit

certificate ‎(third-person singular simple present certificates, present participle certificating, simple past and past participle certificated)

  1. To supply with a certificate, especially following certification

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ItalianEdit

VerbEdit

certificate

  1. second-person plural present of certificare
  2. second-person plural imperative of certificare
  3. feminine plural past participle of certificare