Definition of Birth certificate

1. Noun. A copy of the official document giving details of a person's birth.

Definition of Birth certificate

1. Noun. official document certifying the details of a person's birth. Name, date, and parents' names are always included; details such as parents' occupation and religion may be included. ¹

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Literary usage of Birth certificate

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Publications of the American Statistical Association by American Statistical Association (1908)
"birth certificate should have been filed since the birth registration law went into effect. This, of course, requires considerable labor, but the results ..."

2. Special Bulletin by New York (State). Dept. of Labor (1915)
"A duly attested transcript of the birth certificate filed according to law with a registrar of vital certificates or other officer charged with the duty of ..."

3. Health United States 1995: The Annual National Report on Health by Kate Prager, Diane M. Makuc, Jacob J. Feldman (1998)
"Demographic information on the birth certificate such as race and ethnicity is ... The 1989 revision of the birth certificate includes items to identify the ..."

4. Child LaborChild labor (1907)
"stantiated by a duly attested copy of birth certificate or baptismal certificate, stating also name and residence of the person having control of such child ..."

5. Healthy People 2000: National Health Promotion & Disease Prevention by DIANE Publishing Company (2004)
"In studies based on these files, which were done for this document, it was possible to compare the race of child on the birth certificate (used as the ..."

6. The Progress of Continental Law in the Nineteenth Century by John Henry Wigmore, Edwin Montefiore Borchard, Frederick Pollock (1918)
"Before the marriage can take place, a birth certificate must be shown, issued not more than three months prior if in France, and six months if in a colony ..."

7. The Weekly Reporter by Great Britain. Parliament. House of Lords, Great Britain. Privy Council, Great Britain. Supreme Court of Judicature (1899)
"The effect of the rule made by the justices is to impose upon all applicants for a certificate the cost of obtaining a birth certificate. ..."

8. Publications by National Child Labor Committee (U.S.) (1910)
"As far as proof of age is concerned, it has been held that the birth certificate is the most satisfactory proof of age to be obtained. ..."

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