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English definition of “accreditation”

accreditation

noun [U]     /əˌkredɪˈteɪʃən/
if something has accreditation, it is officially accepted as being of a particular standard : gain/get/receive accreditation The law school hopes to gain full accreditation from the American Bar Association .keep/lose accreditation The school district lost its accreditation last year and faces a state takeover in June if test scores fail to improve .
(Definition of accreditation noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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