birth certificate

birth certificates
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Your birth certificate is an official document which gives details of your birth, such as the date and place of your birth, and the names of your parents.

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  • birth certificate — n. an official document issued upon a person s birth, attesting to the date and place of birth, parentage, etc …   English World dictionary

  • birth certificate — ► NOUN ▪ an official document recording a person s place and date of birth and identifying them by name and by the name of their parents …   English terms dictionary

  • Birth certificate — Mary Elizabeth Winblad (1895 1987) birth certificate A birth certificate is a vital record that documents the birth of a child. The term birth certificate can refer to either the original document certifying the circumstances of the birth or to a …   Wikipedia

  • birth certificate — noun a copy of the official document giving details of a person s birth • Hypernyms: ↑certificate, ↑certification, ↑credential, ↑credentials * * * noun, pl ⋯ cates [count] : an official document that gives information about a person s birth (such …   Useful english dictionary

  • birth certificate — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms birth certificate : singular birth certificate plural birth certificates an official document that shows your name, details of when and where you were born, and who your parents are …   English dictionary

  • birth certificate — birth cer·tif·i·cate (.)sər tif i kət n a copy of an official record of a person s date and place of birth and parentage …   Medical dictionary

  • birth certificate — birth′ certif icate n. gov an official form recording the birth of a baby and containing pertinent data, as name, sex, date, place, and parents …   From formal English to slang

  • birth certificate — birth cer.tificate n an official document showing when and where you were born, and your parents names …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • birth certificate — birth cer,tificate noun count an official document that shows your name, details of when and where you were born, and who your parents are …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • birth certificate — /ˈbɜθ səˌtɪfikət/ (say berth suh.tifeekuht) noun a certificate issued by a registrar upon the birth of each person, recording sex and parentage, and date and place of birth …   Australian English dictionary

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