In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(claim/facts/truth/death) certificarthis is to certify that … — por la presente certifico que / doy fe de que …
- experts have certified the coins as genuine — los expertos han certificado la autenticidad de las monedas
- Paramedics tried to revive him but he was certified dead at 12.30 am on November 3.
- Microsoft and Doubleclick will beta test the program, a digitally signed stamp which certifies the email is genuine.
- He was taken to York District Hospital where he was certified dead and subsequent examination revealed a number of injuries, some old and some new.
- I certify that I have read this dissertation and that, in my opinion, it is fully adequate in scope and quality as a dissertation for the degree of Doctor.
- We certify that we have presented or will present the aforementioned items and relevant tax forms to the audit committee.
- The man, in his early 20s, was certified dead at the scene.
- Further funding from the GEF and the World Bank has been made conditional on the meeting of the parties certifying that compliance by these states is satisfactory.
- The man, who has not been named, was certified dead at the scene.
- Police said the 24 year old from Kirby, who was riding as a passenger on the bike, was certified dead at the scene.
- He certifies the statements made above are correct and complete.
- I further certify that the establishment making this application carries workers' compensation insurance and disability insurance as required.
- Prescribed certificates are set out for doctors to sign, certifying their opinion that grounds for lawfully terminating the pregnancy exist.
- The company has also been certified by the Port Authority that its vessels are safe.
- He refused to sign papers certifying that he understood the charges against him, on the grounds that his attorney was not present.
- The teenager was certified dead at the scene, where there have been numerous serious accidents in recent years.
- The Florida Supreme Court's decision Tuesday to compel state officials to accept and certify the hand recounts of the presidential vote in several south Florida counties was solidly rooted in both law and democratic tradition.
- Amy - an only child - was certified dead at the scene last Thursday night.
- He was rushed to York District Hospital where he was certified dead.
- Europe declared polio free: The World Health Organization last week certified its European region as free of poliomyelitis.
- He was certified dead at Fairfield General Hospital.
- With the exception of those who can be certified insane, these homeless people cannot be detained anywhere against their will.
- Only four of the eighteen are, or have been, certified insane.
- My husband and I have been happily married for 27 years and are known to be certified insane.
2(declare insane)declarar dementehe should be certified! — ¡está para que lo encierren!
3US(license)he isn't certified to teach in this state — no está habilitado para ejercer la docencia en este estado
4UScertificadocertified accountant — contadora titulada
- certified check — cheque certificado / conformado
- certified mail — correo certificado
- certified milk — leche con garantía sanitaria
- certified public accountant — censora jurada de cuentas
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