birth certificate
noun Date: 1860 a copy of an official record of a person's date and place of birth and parentage

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  • birth certificate — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms birth certificate : singular birth certificate plural birth certificates an official document that shows your name, details of when and where you were born, and who your parents are …   English dictionary

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  • birth certificate — birth cer.tificate n an official document showing when and where you were born, and your parents names …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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  • birth certificate — /ˈbɜθ səˌtɪfikət/ (say berth suh.tifeekuht) noun a certificate issued by a registrar upon the birth of each person, recording sex and parentage, and date and place of birth …   Australian English dictionary

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