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certificate of deposit a document issued by a savings institution stating that the named person has a specified sum of money on deposit.
certification the act of certifying. [3 definitions]
certified guaranteed; assured. [2 definitions]
certified check a check bearing the issuing bank's guarantee that there is enough money on deposit to cover the check.
certified mail a postal service that, for a fee, guarantees the delivery of first-class uninsured mail by requiring the addressee to sign for it. [2 definitions]
certified public accountant an accountant who has received an official state certificate for having fulfilled the legal requirements of that state.
certify to affirm the accuracy or certainty of, esp. in a formal manner; confirm. [5 definitions]
certiorari a writ sent from a higher court to a lower, requesting, for review, the transcript of a case tried in the lower court.
certitude the state, condition, or feeling of freedom from uncertainty or doubt. [2 definitions]
cerulean a sky-blue color; azure.
cerumen a waxy yellow secretion from glands in the outer ear canal; earwax.
cervical of or pertaining to the neck. [2 definitions]
cervix the muscular constriction between the uterus and the birth canal. [2 definitions]
Cesarean variant of Caesarean.
cesium a highly reactive chemical element of the alkali metal group that has fifty-five protons in each nucleus and that occurs in pure form as a soft, silvery metal melting to a heavy liquid just above room temperature. (symbol: Cs) [2 definitions]
cessation a pausing or stopping; discontinuance.
cession the act of formally giving up or signing over, as a territory; ceding. [2 definitions]
cesspool a pit or hole for receiving drainage and sewage.
cesta a curved basketlike racket used in jai alai to catch and throw the ball.
c'est la vie (French) that's life; such is life.
cestus1 in ancient times, a belt or girdle worn by a woman.