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board-certified Syllabification: board-cer·ti·fied

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of board-certified in English:


Having satisfied the requirements for board certification.
Example sentences
  • Maintenance of certification, which is required of all board-certified physicians in the United States, is intended to continuously measure the competency of practicing physicians in every specialty.
  • That may mean a trip to an orthopedist or board-certified podiatrist (some chiropractors have certification, too) to determine your stride, gait style and footwear needs (on and off the bike).
  • The core training of a real plastic surgeon who is board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery is usually a minimum of four years in general surgery, then additional - that's after medical school.
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