certificate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French certificat.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

certificate (plural certificates)

  1. A document containing a certified statement.
  2. A document evidencing ownership or debt.
  3. (education) A document serving as evidence that 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.
  5. (computing) Ellipsis of public key certificate
  6. (Britain, Ireland) A motion picture age rating.
    The film is certificate 15.

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Verb[edit]

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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Italian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Verb[edit]

certificate

  1. inflection of certificare:
    1. second-person plural present indicative
    2. second-person plural imperative

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Participle[edit]

certificate f pl

  1. feminine plural of certificato