Definition of Certification

1. Noun. The act of certifying or bestowing a franchise on.

Exact synonyms: Enfranchisement
Generic synonyms: Authorisation, Authorization, Empowerment
Specialized synonyms: Accreditation
Derivative terms: Certify, Certify
Antonyms: Disenfranchisement

2. Noun. Confirmation that some fact or statement is true through the use of documentary evidence.
Exact synonyms: Corroboration, Documentation
Generic synonyms: Confirmation
Derivative terms: Certify, Corroborate, Corroborate, Corroborate, Document

3. Noun. A document attesting to the truth of certain stated facts.

4. Noun. Validating the authenticity of something or someone.
Exact synonyms: Authentication
Generic synonyms: Proof, Substantiation, Validation
Derivative terms: Authenticate, Certify, Certify, Certify

Definition of Certification

1. n. The act of certifying.

Definition of Certification

1. Noun. The act of certifying. ¹

2. Noun. The granting of a certificate. ¹

3. Noun. A professional qualification that certifies a person's ability. ¹

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Definition of Certification

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Medical Definition of Certification

1. Compliance with a set of standards defined by non-governmental organizations. Certification is applied for by individuals on a voluntary basis and represents a professional status when achieved, e.g., certification for a medical specialty. (12 Dec 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Certification

certificate authorities
certificate authority
certificate of deposit
certificate of incorporation
certificate of indebtedness
certificate of need
certificates of deposit
certification (current term)
certified check
certified cheque
certified milk
certified nurse-midwife
certified pasteurised milk
certified public accountant
certified registered nurse anaesthetist
certified safety professional

Literary usage of Certification

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

1. Standards, Conformity Assessment, and Trade Into the 21st Century by National Research Council (1995)
"certification is a "procedure by which a third party gives written assurance that a product, process or service conforms to specified requirements. ..."

2. Education by Project Innovation (Organization) (1906)
"THE certification OF TEACHERS SCHOOLS PREPARED IN STATE Some public institution exists in every state and territory for the preparation of teachers. ..."

3. Bulletin by United States (1918)
"certification. In order that teachers with necessary trade experience may be secured, many of the States have had to modify the usual certificating rules. ..."

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