Definition of birth certificate in English:

birth certificate

Syllabification: birth cer·tif·i·cate


  • An official document issued to record a person’s birth, including such identifying data as name, gender, date of birth, place of birth, and parentage.
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    • The second was the issue of the birth certificate and whether or not that would be altered to reflect the plaintiff's name.
    • I know to get a passport you need to use your national identity card and a birth certificate.
    • At first, she was told she could not see her husband because her birth certificate and marriage certificate were in English.

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