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English definition of “accredit”

accredit

verb [T] uk   /əˈkred.ɪt/ us  
to officially recognize, accept, or approve of someone or something: The agency was not accredited by the Philippine Consulate to offer contracts to Filipinos abroad.Accepting and agreeingAccepting and agreeing reluctantlyApproving and approval
accreditation
noun [U] uk   /əˌkred.ɪˈteɪ.ʃən/ us    /-ə-/
The college received/was given full accreditation in 1965.Accepting and agreeingAccepting and agreeing reluctantlyApproving and approval
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