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certificate

  
  ( certificates    plural  )
1       n-count   A certificate is an official document stating that particular facts are true.  
usu with supp  
...birth certificates., ...share certificates.     
2       n-count   A certificate is an official document that you receive when you have completed a course of study or training. The qualification that you receive is sometimes also called a certificate.  
with supp  
To the right of the fireplace are various framed certificates., ...the Post-Graduate Certificate of Education.     


birth certificate        ( birth certificates    plural  ) 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.      n-count  
death certificate        ( death certificates    plural  ) A death certificate is an official certificate signed by a doctor which states the cause of a person's death.      n-count  
Translation English - Cobuild Collins Dictionary  
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n.
A social club started at Port Royal by Samuel de Champlain to help pass the long and cold winter nights. Each person took turns being host for an evening and serving his fellow man.
adj.
a man of good breeding, well-behaved, courteous, polite who behaves like a gentleman
adj.
having good taste
adj.
all right; good, OK, satisfactory
informal
exp.
be in a good shape
exp.
he is a very good seller
exp.
disappear ; be absent; leave (temporary or for good)
E.g. "Now, that the parents are out of the picture, we can throw a party". (meaning=Now, that the parents left, that they are no longer here) "James is out of the picture, him and Mary split up"
exp.
When sth sounds too good to be true and not as good as it seems to be and you suspect that there is a hidden problem
n.
buying or selling of goods tangible or intangible and services commonly on internet actually happen in cyberspace is called ecommerce or cyber commerce
[Tech.]
n.
economic player that both produces and consumes a good or service
portmanteau word: producer + consumer. Linked to mass costumisation
n.
a woman, generally in her twenties, who shows she is having a good time with her friends by shooting "WOO" ("HOO") usually in unison with other woo girls
[Fam.]
exp.
expression used to describe something working fine, good or excellent
o.
eMoney is electronic money exchangeable electronically for good and services via cyber digital device.
[Tech.] eMoney is electronic money exchangeable electronically via cyber digital device as cell phone
adv. adj.
looking good; having a look that was obviously well taken care of.
e.g a very well put together woman (adj.) You look well put together (adj.)
id.
def.: if you are too confident about yourself, something bad will happen to show you that you are not as good as you think you are
n.
this expression means 'he is very good at criticizing others but he can't accept criticism from others'
exp.
something that you say which means you cannot make a good quality product using bad quality materials
adv.
in spite of the flaws/minuses/disadvantages; with goods and bads; with minuses and pluses
love / accept smb. flaws and all = love /accept smb. as he/she is, with qualities and flaws.
n.
a business model in which goods or services are shared, swapped, or rented over networks, rather than being owned by individuals
Ex: Airbnb, the peer-to-peer accomodation marketplace Related to the concept of "sharing economy"

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