Certificate
Certificate Cer*tif"i*cate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Certificated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Certificating}.] [See {Certify}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To verify or vouch for by certificate. [1913 Webster]

2. To furnish with a certificate; as, to certificate the captain of a vessel; a certificated teacher. [1913 Webster]


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