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accreditation

noun [U]  /əˌkred·əˈteɪ·ʃən, -ət̬ˈeɪ·ʃən/ us  
official approval, esp. in order to maintain satisfactory standards: The hospital was threatened with the loss of accreditation if it did not improve the quality of its care.
accredited
adjective [not gradable]  /əˈkred·ə·t̬ɪd/ us  
Only accredited journalists are admitted to White House press conferences.
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