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Paramedics were unable to save the shopkeeper and he was certified dead at the scene. The Sun (2010)But he was certified dead after being flown to hospital. The Sun (2011)Paramedics arrived soon after but were unable to save her and she was certified as dead at the scene. Times, Sunday Times (2009)She was certified dead shortly after 9.30am. The Sun (2010)Finally the vet arrived in his pristine 4x4 and certified the beef dead. Times, Sunday Times (2010)A WOMAN certified as dead woke up during an operation to remove her organs for transplant. The Sun (2013)Sometimes the information is certified by a firm of accountants or investment bankers, who put their reputation on the line when they endorse a company's report. Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)
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Used Occasionally. certify is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'certify'
British English: certify VERB
If someone in an official position certifies something, they officially state that it is true.
The president certified that the project would receive a large contribution from overseas sources.
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