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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.
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in Korean 신뢰성…
in Arabic مِصداقِيّة…
in Portuguese credibilidade…
in Catalan credibilitat…
in Japanese 信用…
in Italian credibilità…
in Chinese (Traditional) 可信性, 可靠性…
in Russian надежность, доверие…
in Turkish itibar, kredi, inanırlık…
in Chinese (Simplified) 可信性, 可靠性…
in Polish wiarygodność…
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