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credentialsplural noun

 us   /krɪˈden·ʃəlz/
documents that ​state the ​abilities and ​experience of a ​person and show that the ​person is ​qualified for a ​particularjob or ​activity: I got my ​teaching credentials from San Jose ​State.
(Definition of credentials from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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credentialsnoun [plural]

uk   us   /krɪˈdenʃəlz/ HR
abilities and ​experience that make someone suitable for a particular ​job or ​activity: business/educational/professional credentials He is ​keen for ​people to know his ​business credentials.excellent/impeccable/impressive credentials She ​possesses impressive credentials and practical ​experience in both ​state and ​federalcourt.
something such as a ​document that proves who someone is, what ​organization they ​represent, or what their ​qualifications are: diplomatic/press credentials Press credentials will be ​required to ​attend Wednesday's ​newsconference. Before giving you the ​job, they will ​check your credentials.
(Definition of credentials from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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