a statement filed with a state official in forming a corporation, stating its name, purposes, the distribution of its stock, etc.
(company law) a signed statement by the Registrar of Companies that a company is duly incorporated
a document certifying the country of manufacture of a commodity, often required by the customs office before importation. noun a document stating the name of the country that produced a specified shipment of goods: often required before importation of goods
a document issued to a U.S. vessel engaged in foreign trade, stating its name, nationality, ownership, etc., and claiming for it all privileges pertaining to U.S. nationality.
- Certificate of secondary education
noun See CSE