Certified Copy

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Definition: Certified Copy



What is the dictionary definition of Certified Copy?

Dictionary Definition


A copy of a document issued by a court or government agency guaranteed to be a true and exact copy of the original. Many agencies and institutions require certified copies of legal documents before permitting certain transactions. For example, a certified copy of a death certificate is required before a bank will release the funds in a deceased person’s payable-on-death account to the person who has inherited them.


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Certified Copy. PayrollHeaven.com. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. https://payrollheaven.com/define/certified-copy/ (accessed: December 04, 2020).
American Psychological Association (APA):
Certified Copy. PayrollHeaven.com. Retrieved December 04, 2020, from PayrollHeaven.com website: https://payrollheaven.com/define/certified-copy/

Definition Sources


Definitions for Certified Copy are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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