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English definition of “accreditation”

accreditation

noun [U]    /əˌkred·əˈteɪ·ʃən, -ət̬ˈeɪ·ʃən/
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    /əˈkred·ə·t̬ɪd/ adjective [not gradable] Only accredited journalists are admitted to White House press conferences .
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