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medical certificate

a document stating the result of a satisfactory medical examination
a doctor's certificate giving evidence of a person's unfitness for work
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  • "I should send him a medical certificate," said Cradell, his friend of old.

    The Last Chronicle of Barset Anthony Trollope
  • Armed with a medical certificate, he applied for and received a furlough.

    The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte William Milligan Sloane
  • Will you kindly fill up the following form of medical certificate, returning it to the address given above.

    Mobilizing Woman-Power Harriot Stanton Blatch
  • The medical certificate attributed the cause of death to consumption.

    The Magnificent Montez Horace Wyndham
  • He managed to get a medical certificate excusing him from field service and remained in Georgetown on easy duty.

  • Ill sign the papers for you if you get a medical certificate.

    The Search Party G. A. Birmingham
  • There is the testimony of the medical certificate to prove the death, and to show that it took place under natural circumstances.

    The Woman in White Wilkie Collins
  • In that case, said he, you must be good enough to hand in a medical certificate.

    The Duel A. I. Kuprin
  • The victims also have been similarly treated; yet every one of these remanded officers came up here on medical certificate.

  • I went to see two doctors yesterday and got a medical certificate from each.

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