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board certification

n.
The process by which a person is approved to practice in a specialty field, especially medicine, after successfully completing testing and other requirements of a board of specialists in that field.

board′-cert′i·fied′ adj.
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Translations

board-certified

adj (US) que ha aprobado un examen estatal en su campo
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