Translation of certify in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈsɜːrtəfaɪ; ˈsɜːtɪfaɪ/

transitive verb/verbo transitivo (-fies, -fying, -fied)

  • 1.1 [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
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    • 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/normalmente en voz pasiva) declarar demente he should be certified! [colloquial/familiar] ¡está para que lo encierren! [colloquial/familiar], está más loco que una cabra [colloquial/familiar]
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    • 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/inglés norteamericano) he isn't certified to teach in this state no está habilitado para ejercer la docencia en este estado 1.4
    (certified past participle of/participio pasado de)
    (American English/inglés norteamericano) certificado certified accountant (British English/inglés británico) contador titulado, (masculine, feminine) (Latin America/América Latina) , contable titulado, (masculine, feminine) (Spain/España) certified check cheque (masculine) certificado or conformado certified mail correo (masculine) certificado certified milk leche (feminine) con garantía sanitaria certified public accountant (American English/inglés norteamericano) contador público, (masculine, feminine) (Latin America/América Latina) , censor jurado, (Spain/España)

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