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credentialnoun

uk   us   /krɪˈden.ʃəl/
credentials [plural] the ​abilities and ​experience that make someone ​suitable for a ​particularjob or ​activity, or ​proof of someone's ​abilities and ​experience: All the ​candidates had ​excellentacademic credentials. She was ​asked to show her ​press credentials. [C] a ​piece of ​information that is ​sent from one ​computer to another to ​check that a ​user is who they ​claim to be or to ​allow someone to ​seeinformation
(Definition of credential from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “credential”
in Chinese (Simplified) (计算机用户的)身份验证信息…
in Chinese (Traditional) (電腦用戶的)身份驗證資訊…
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