: being a professional whose qualifications have been approved by an official group
a board-certified doctor

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Recent Examples on the Web Attorney Virginia Hammerle has been board-certified in civil trial law for 25 years. Virginia Hammerle, Dallas News, 16 May 2023

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“Board-certified.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2023.

Medical Definition


of a physician
: having graduated from medical school, completed residency, trained under supervision in a specialty, and passed a qualifying exam given by a medical specialty board
abbreviation BC
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