birth certificate

noun
Updated on: 16 Nov 2017

Definition of birth certificate

: a copy of an official record of a person's date and place of birth and parentage

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First Known Use of birth certificate

1822


BIRTH CERTIFICATE Defined for English Language Learners

birth certificate

noun

Definition of birth certificate for English Language Learners

  • : an official document that gives information about a person's birth (such as the person's name, the names of the parents, and the time and place where the birth occurred)


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birth certificate

noun birth cer·tif·i·cate \ -(ˌ)sər-ˈtif-i-kət \

medical Definition of birth certificate

: a copy of an official record of a person's date and place of birth and parentage

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