death certificate

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death certificate

(Medicine) a legal document issued by a qualified medical practitioner certifying the death of a person and stating the cause if known

death′ certif`icate

a certificate signed by a doctor, giving information about the time, place, and cause of a person's death.
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death certificate

n (Admin) → certificato di morte


(deθ) noun
1. the act of dying. There have been several deaths in the town recently; Most people fear death.
2. something which causes one to die. Smoking too much was the death of him.
3. the state of being dead. eyes closed in death.
ˈdeathly adjective, adverb
as if caused by death. a deathly silence; It was deathly quiet.
ˈdeath-bed noun
the bed in which a person dies.
ˈdeath certificate
an official piece of paper signed by a doctor stating the cause of someone's death.
at death's door
on the point of dying.
catch one's death (of cold)
to get a very bad cold. If you go out in that rain without a coat you'll catch your death (of cold).
put to death
to cause to be killed. The criminal was put to death by hanging.
to death
very greatly. I'm sick to death of you.
References in classic literature ?
Wilkins nor myself could give a death certificate under the circumstances.
She has been married three years, and believes that her position is quite secure, having shown her husband the death certificate of some man whose name she has assumed, when suddenly her whereabouts is discovered by her first husband; or, we may suppose, by some unscrupulous woman who has attached herself to the invalid.
However, police's 'deliberate gaffe' was exposed after they also submitted the farmer's death certificate, according to The Times of India .
When there is a death, you send the death certificate along with this register to a mukhtar.
Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], November 26 ( ANI ): A case has been registered against a married couple on Saturday in Hyderabad's Banjara Hills for submitting a fake death certificate and documents to claim an insurance of Rs 1 Crore.
Ruhm noted significant variability among the states in whether a specific drug was mentioned on the death certificate or not.
Contract notice: Outsourcing of information systems relating to death certificates.
Death certificate data from 2009-2012 were obtained from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (MDHSS) Vital Statistics Bureau.
Part 2 - Other Significant Conditions on the death certificate is for conditions that contribute to death but do not result in the underlying cause of death.
Now they are to apply to have the death certificate altered.
She said: "I just wanted the world to see it in black and white on that death certificate.
However, instead of appearing for the test, the department received a letter saying the 77-year-old was dead, signed by a relative and accompanied with a death certificate as proof.