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n. uh-sert-see-eyts; ə-surt-sēē-āts

A portmanteau of associates degree and certification, reflecting those who have skipped college and instead achieved certifications. Also reflects an increase in employment requirements for certifications that either replace or supplement a degree.
John: How did you get this job? Did you have the experience or did you get a CS degree?
Jane: I skipped college and got my Cisco ascertciates.

John: What degree did you need for this job?
Jane: I needed more than just my bachelors, because those assclowns in HR insisted I get my Linux ascertciates!
by Retard Yoke June 05, 2013
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