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English definition of “accredit”

accredit

verb [T]     /əˈkred.ɪt/
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     /əˌkred.ɪˈteɪ.ʃən/ US  /-ə-/ noun [U] The college received /was given full accreditation in 1965.Accepting and agreeingAccepting and agreeing reluctantlyApproving and approval
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