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(Approve), verb accede to, accept, accord, accord one's approval, accredit, acknowledge, admit, agree, agree to, allow, assent, assent to, authorize, charter, concur, concur in, confirm, confirm officially, consent, countenance, empower, endorse, entitle, establish, give assent, give clearance, give consent, give permission, legalize, license, make valid, permit, pronounce legal, ratify, sanction, uphold, validate, yield assent

certify

(Attest), verb acknowledge, advance, affirm, affirm explicitly, affirm in an official capacity, allege, assert, assert formally, assert oneself, assert positively, assert under oath, asseverate, assure, attest, authenticate, aver, avouch, avow, be sworn, bear out, bear witness, bear witness to, bring forward, claim, confess, confirm, confirm as correct, confirmare, convenant, corroborate, countersign, declare the truth of, declare to be true, deliver as one's act and deed, depone, depose, document, endorse, ensure, evince, execute, fortify, give a guarantee, give one's word, guarantee, guaranty, insist, insure, issue a statement, make absolute, make certain, make one's oath, make sure, proclaim, pronounce, ratify, reaffirm, reassure, reinsure, set one's hand and seal to, solemnly affirm, state emphatically, state with conviction, stress, sustain, swear, swear an affiiavit, take one's oath, testify, utter with conviction, validate, verify, vouch, vouch for, vouch for as genuine, warrant
Associated concepts: certification of pleadings
See also: accredit, acknowledge, adduce, affirm, allow, approve, ascertain, assert, assure, attest, audit, authorize, avouch, avow, bear, bond, cite, claim, confirm, corroborate, cosign, countersign, declare, depose, endorse, ensure, establish, evidence, guarantee, indorse, legitimate, let, maintain, manifest, notarize, permit, posit, promise, qualify, reassure, seal, show, sign, sponsor, state, subscribe, substantiate, support, sustain, swear, testify, uphold, validate, verify, vouch, vow, witness
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The Instructional Swimming (as opposed to recreational swimming) ACA standard PA-19 requires a swim instructor certification from a nationally recognized certifying body and a lifeguard or lookout needs to be out of the water continuously watching over the activity if the instructor is in the water.
Founded largely with seed money from IBM, the group has as its mission to act as an independent certifying body, working much the same way NMSDC and the SBA do.
Once on-site, the inspector becomes the eyes and ears for the certifying agent and investigates the process of organic production to see if it is in accordance with the organic handling plan of the operation.
The Product Area pull-down menu lists 35 types of foods and other products, while the Certifier option allows searches by one of 27 certifying organizations or 30 certification programs.
CPA firms also may play a role in registering clients or certifying their compliance with ISO standards.
The new WASI-trained evaluators will begin certifying product on June 1.
Many owners will find obtaining exemptions by certifying their property lead free cost effective in lieu of performing unnecessary abatement work on presumed lead paint.
This way, the focus of the program was fully on making the pieces work together and certifying the integrated system.
What this means in practical terms is that most camps have the choice of certifying their leaders in either Wilderness First Aid (WFA) or Wilderness First Responder (WFR).
They are protesting the NRDC for backing the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), whose standards for certifying sustainably harvested wood products somehow allowed this rare old-growth redwood to be logged.