certified

adjective
Updated on: 5 Dec 2017

Definition of certified

1 : having earned certification
  • a certified gemologist
2 : genuine, authentic
  • a certified big shot
  • certified intellectuals

Examples of certified in a Sentence

  1. You must be certified in order to practice medicine.

  2. The carpentry work must be done by someone who is certified for the job.

  3. The food is certified kosher.

  4. Her boyfriend's a certified weirdo.

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