death certificate

Definition of "death certificate"
  1. A document detailing specifics about a deceased individual, such as age and place of birth, along with a medical professional's assessment of the cause of death
How to use "death certificate" in a sentence
  1. The insurance company required a copy of the death certificate before they would process the claim.
  2. After her husband died, she handled all the paperwork, including obtaining the death certificate.
  3. The cause of death, mentioned in the death certificate, was natural causes.

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