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certify
American English: /ˈsərdəˌfaɪ/
British English: /ˈsəːtɪfʌɪ/

Translation of certify in Spanish:

transitive verb certifies, certifying, certified

  • 1
    (facts/claim/truth/death)
    certificar
    this is to certify that …
    por la presente certifico que or doy fe de que …
    experts have certified the coins as genuine
    los expertos han certificado la autenticidad de las monedas
    Example sentences
    • He certifies the statements made above are correct and complete.
    • He was certified dead at Fairfield General Hospital.
    • The man, in his early 20s, was certified dead at the scene.
  • 2 (declare insane) (usually passive)
    declarar demente
    he should be certified! [colloquial]
    ¡está para que lo encierren! [colloquial]
    está más loco que una cabra [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • With the exception of those who can be certified insane, these homeless people cannot be detained anywhere against their will.
    • My husband and I have been happily married for 27 years and are known to be certified insane.
    • Only four of the eighteen are, or have been, certified insane.
  • 3 (license) (US) he isn't certified to teach in this state
    no está habilitado para ejercer la docencia en este estado
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