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certified

adjective

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being exactly as appears or as claimed
  • presumably his chauffeured limousine qualifies him as certified big shot

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certified

verb
past tense of certify

Synonyms & Antonyms of certified (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to declare (something) to be true or genuine
  • experts certified the letter as indeed having been written by Abraham Lincoln

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3 to give evidence or testimony to the truth or factualness of
  • please bring in a doctor's note to certify that you were really sick

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The first known use of certified was in 1611

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“Certified.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/certified. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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