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accreditationnoun [U]

 us   /əˌkred·əˈteɪ·ʃən, -ət̬ˈeɪ·ʃən/
officialapproval, esp. in ​order to ​maintainsatisfactorystandards: The ​hospital was threatened with the ​loss of accreditation if it did not ​improve the ​quality of ​itscare.
accredited
adjective [not gradable]  us   /əˈkred·ə·t̬ɪd/
Only accredited journalists are ​admitted to ​WhiteHousepressconferences.
(Definition of accreditation from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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accreditationnoun [U]

uk   us   /əˌkredɪˈteɪʃən/
if something has accreditation, it is ​officiallyaccepted as being of a particular ​standard: gain/get/receive accreditation The ​law school hopes to ​gainfull accreditation from the American Bar Association.keep/lose accreditation The school ​districtlost its accreditation last ​year and faces a ​statetakeover in June if ​test scores ​fail to ​improve.
(Definition of accreditation from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “accreditation”
in Turkish akreditasyon, kredibilitesi olması…
in Russian аккредитация…
in Polish akredytacja…
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