certification certification  /ˌsɜr tə fə ˈkeɪ ʃən/


  1. (n) the act of certifying or bestowing a franchise on
  2. (n) confirmation that some fact or statement is true through the use of documentary evidence
  3. (n) a document attesting to the truth of certain stated facts
  4. (n) validating the authenticity of something or someone


  1. To address this, for office interiors, the Green Building Council created a LEED certification rating for making certain modifications.
  2. If you already have a four-year degree, you may be able to gain certification in just over a year.
  3. If the certification of the appointment has a similar function, I would think it is wrong to say that the failure to certify has no legal foundation.


  1. GreenKraft Earns EPA-CARB Certification for 2013 CNG Ford 6.8L V-10

    GreenKraft, Inc. a Santa Ana, Calif.- based company, has received Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and California Air Resources Board (CARB) certification on the Ford 6.8L V-10 three-valve engine.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Work Truck Magazine

  2. Cummins Facility Services Announces CIMS Certification Green Building with Honors

    COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Cummins Facility Services ( Cumminsfs.com ) is pleased to announce the successful certification of the Cleaning Industry Management Standard (CIMS) ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. LEED certification

    As you reported (“States fight green-building leader over local wood,” June 9), a growing number of states are joining the long list of elected officials, forestry experts, conservationists and others who urge the U.S. Green Building Council to promote responsible forestry in North America by opening up LEED to other credible forest certification standards, including the Sustainable Forestry ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram


  1. "If I am elected president, school choice for all who want it, an expansion of opportunity scholarships and alternative certification for teachers will all be part of a serious agenda of education reform," McCain said in the excerpts.
    on Jul 16, 2008 By: John McCain Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "The bill subjects our security assistance to a certification that the Pakistani government is using the money for its intended purpose, namely to combat the Taliban and al-Qaida," said Senator Lugar. "The bill also calls for tangible...
    on May 4, 2009 By: Richard Lugar Source: Voice of America

  3. "I'm prepared to sign [the certification] as soon as they give the green light," Pawlenty said. "I'm not going to defy an order of the Minnesota Supreme Court. That would be a dereliction of my duty."
    on Jun 29, 2009 By: Tim Pawlenty Source: msnbc.com

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