birth certificate

birth certificate
a copy of the official document giving details of a person's birth
Hypernyms: ↑certificate, ↑certification, ↑credential, ↑credentials

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noun, pl ⋯ -cates [count]
: an official document that gives information about a person's birth (such as the person's name, the names of the parents, and the time and place where the birth occurred)

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ˈbirth certificate [birth certificate] noun
an official document that shows when and where a person was born

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