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

Translation of certify in Spanish:

transitive verb -fies, -fying, -fied

  • 1.1
    (facts/claim/truth/death)
    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.
    1.2 (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.
    1.3 (license) (American English) he isn't certified to teach in this state
    no está habilitado para ejercer la docencia en este estado
    1.4
    also: certified past participle
    (American English)
    certified accountant (British English)
    contador titulado, (contadora titulada) (masculine, feminine) (Latin America)
    contable titulado, (contable titulada) (masculine, feminine) (Spain)
    certified check
    cheque (masculine) certificado or conformado
    certified mail certified milk
    leche (feminine) con garantía sanitaria
    certified public accountant (American English)
    contador público, (contadora pública) (masculine, feminine) (Latin America)
    censor jurado, (censora jurada (masculine, feminine) de cuentas) (Spain)

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