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cer·ti·fy

 (sûr′tə-fī′)
v. cer·ti·fied, cer·ti·fy·ing, cer·ti·fies
v.tr.
1.
a. To confirm formally as true, accurate, or genuine: The police certified that a suspect had been arrested.
b. To guarantee as meeting a standard: butter that was certified Grade A.
2. To acknowledge in writing on the face of (a check) that the signature of the maker is genuine and that there are sufficient funds on deposit for its payment.
3. To issue a license or certificate to.
4. To declare to be in need of psychiatric treatment or confinement.
5. Archaic To inform positively; assure.
v.intr.
To vouch for the authenticity of something: certify to the facts.

[Middle English certifien, from Old French certifier, from Late Latin certificāre : Latin certus, certain; see certain + Latin -ficāre, -fy.]

cer′ti·fi′er n.

certified

(ˈsɜːtɪˌfaɪd)
adj
1. holding or guaranteed by a certificate
2. endorsed or guaranteed: a certified cheque.
3. (Law) (of a person) declared legally insane
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.certified - endorsed authoritatively as having met certain requirements; "a certified public accountant"
authorised, authorized - endowed with authority
documented - furnished with or supported by documents; "the first documented case of shark attack in those waters"
uncertified - lacking requisite official documentation or endorsement
2.certified - fit to be certified as insane (and treated accordingly)
insane - afflicted with or characteristic of mental derangement; "was declared insane"; "insane laughter"
3.certified - holding appropriate documentation and officially on record as qualified to perform a specified function or practice a specified skill; "a registered pharmacist"; "a registered hospital"
registered - listed or recorded officially; "record is made of `registered mail' at each point on its route to assure safe delivery"; "registered bonds"
Translations

certified

[ˈsɜːtɪfaɪd]
A. ADJ
1. [cheque] → certificado; [translation] → confirmado, jurado
2. [person] (in profession) → titulado, diplomado; (= declared insane) → demente
B. CPD certified copy Ncopia f certificada
certified mail N (US) → correo m certificado
certified public accountant N (US) → contable mf diplomado/a

certified

:
certified accountant
n (Brit) → konzessionierte(r) Buchprüfer(in) m(f), → konzessionierte(r) Steuerberater(in) m(f)
certified mail
n (US) → Einschreiben nt
certified milk
n (US) → Vorzugsmilch f
certified public accountant

certified

[ˈsɜːtɪfaɪd] adj (cheque) → autenticato/a; (translation) → giurato/a, autenticato/a; (person, declared insane) → malato/a di mente

certified

adj certificado, titulado
References in classic literature ?
I have before possessed you with the contents of your father's will, I think it right at this time to leave a certified copy of it in your hands.
Respecting the other certified copy, your wish shall be complied with.
After a strict examination conducted by the Sanitary and Social Board, the infant, if certified as Regular, is with solemn ceremonial admitted into the class of Equilaterals.
That is a certified check for the amount," he said.
A death by bronchitis, certified by two physicians, was surely the least disputable of all deaths.
Holy is the wife; revered the mother; galliptious is the summer girl--but the bride is the certified check among the wedding presents that the gods send in when man is married to mortality.
But there was no getting around it -- here were the certified checks, and they were good for their face.
Before the middle of the next day, he was at Hartfield; and he entered the room with such an agreeable smile as certified the continuance of the scheme.
Silas knelt with his brethren, relying on his own innocence being certified by immediate divine interference, but feeling that there was sorrow and mourning behind for him even then--that his trust in man had been cruelly bruised.
She confined herself, or tried to confine herself, to the simple, indubitable family misery which must envelop all, if it were indeed a matter of certified guilt and public exposure.
The concept is as old as Earth Day consumerism, and certified wood sort of fits on the same shelf with food or clothing promoted as organically grown.
Determining whether you need to be certified requires addressing a variety of complex concerns, including understanding the role of certification in general and what it adds professionally to an individual as well as how it is perceived in the workplace.

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