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Definition of certified

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

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Examples of certified in a Sentence

You must be certified in order to practice medicine. The carpentry work must be done by someone who is certified for the job. The food is certified kosher. Her boyfriend's a certified weirdo.
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Recent Examples on the Web Without Murphy’s bill conferences could be harassed over and over by a non-certified association of players who file class action antitrust lawsuits. Ray Glier, Forbes, 27 May 2021 At least one professional, widely known, certified elections company (Clear Ballot) applied to do the Senate’s audit. Stephen Richer, National Review, 27 May 2021 The Senior Source Guardianship Program employs a staff of five certified guardians who serve as legal guardians of people 50 and up at the appointment of the Dallas County courts. Mary Jacobs, Dallas News, 27 May 2021 Testing requirements: Unvaccinated visitors from countries classified as red must have a PCR test from a certified lab taken within 72 hours prior of departure. Jayme Deerwester, USA TODAY, 19 May 2021 The certified gluten-free pies are a good option for people who need to avoid gluten and wheat—as well as anyone who appreciates a saucy, cheesy, low-effort way to get a few more veggies in at lunch or dinner. Carolyn L. Todd, SELF, 18 May 2021 In addition to his farming skills, Kaleb is also a certified Powersports mechanic. Randy Moll, Arkansas Online, 11 May 2021 Martell tests patient samples at its certified national research laboratory in Roseville. Todd Nelson, Star Tribune, 9 May 2021 Run by 10-year music industry worker and certified addictions counselor Dave Sherman, The Road to Rehab provides support for touring musicians struggling with addiction and mental health issues. Billboard Staff, Billboard, 7 May 2021

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First Known Use of certified

1611, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of certified was in 1611

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1 Jun 2021

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“Certified.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/certified. Accessed 12 Jun. 2021.

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