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credibility

noun [U] uk   /ˌkred.əˈbɪl.ɪ.ti/ us    /-ə.t̬i/
C2 the fact that someone can be believed or trusted: His arrest for lewd behaviour seriously damaged his credibility as a religious leader. He complained that we had tried to undermine his credibility within the company.Not believingReputation
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