Certificate and Certification

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Ahmed HaMaDa

Member
Arabic Egypt
hi everybody
I just want to ask about the differences between these two words : ( certificate and certification )
how can I say this ?
I want from you to bring your certifications or your certificate ?

the paper which prove that I have taken this course and I passed it successfully, it is called "a certification" or "a certificate" ??
 
  • Glenfarclas

    Senior Member
    English (American)
    The piece of paper itself is called a certificate. Certification is the act of certifying, or the state of being certified.
     

    Egmont

    Senior Member
    English - U.S.
    People sometimes use "certification" in this sense, though. They mean that you should bring proof that you are certified, even if that proof is not in the form of a certificate.
     
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