Meaning of “accredit” in the English Dictionary

"accredit" in British English

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accreditverb [ T ]

uk /əˈkred.ɪt/ us /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.
accreditation
noun [ U ] uk /əˌkred.ɪˈteɪ.ʃən/ us /əˌkred.əˈteɪ.ʃən/

The college received/was given full accreditation in 1965.

(Definition of “accredit” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)