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  ( 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  
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adj.
a man of good breeding, well-behaved, courteous, polite who behaves like a gentleman
adj.
having good taste
exp.
be in a good shape
exp.
he is a very good seller
adj.
all right; good, OK, satisfactory
informal
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.]
id.
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.
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.]
n.
economic player that both produces and consumes a good or service
portmanteau word: producer + consumer. Linked to mass costumisation
adj.
Slang term meaning good looking, stylish or cool.
[Slang] Used to describe anything that looks really good or on point. Example: Jen's eyebrows are snatched!
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.
Something that seems bad at first, like a fail or a misfortune, but later unexpectedly results in something good and beneficial
As for me I could say that was a double unbelievable blessing in disguise; firstly, the plane I missed crashed into the sea a few hours later and secondly, I met my future wife on the next flight!
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"
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
id.
a humorous way of recommending someone not to pursue something at which they are unlikely to be good or successful and thus, to rather stick to what they can do best, namely, their job
Ex.: Although she had poured her whole heart and soul into her singing at the karaoke, her somewhat cruel but nonetheless lucid friends told her: 'don't give up the day job!'
n.
this expression means 'he is very good at criticizing others but he can't accept criticism from others'
exp.
the impossibility to make a good quality product using bad quality materials
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