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birth certificate Syllabification: birth cer·tif·i·cate
Pronunciation: /bərTH ˌsərˈtifəkāt/

Definition of birth certificate in English:

noun

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.
Example sentences
  • 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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