creditable Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “creditable” in the English Dictionary

"creditable" in British English

See all translations
(Definition of creditable from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"creditable" in Business English

See all translations


uk   us   /ˈkredɪtəbl/
FINANCE, HR used to describe a ​period of ​time that someone has ​worked, which is used to ​calculate their pension (= ​payments when they ​stopwork): She has 30 ​years of creditable ​service.
(Definition of creditable from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “creditable”
in Chinese (Simplified) 值得称赞的, 可信的, 可敬的…
in Turkish övgüye değer/layık, saygı duyulan…
in Russian похвальный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 值得稱讚的, 可信的, 可敬的…
in Polish godny uznania…
What is the pronunciation of creditable?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day


a performer who entertains people by seeming to swallow flames

Word of the Day

by Colin McIntosh,
February 09, 2016
New words are entering the language all the time. A few of these are completely new and original coinages, but the vast majority are based on the existing stock of words in some way, for example by using affixes (prefixes and suffixes). These can have the effect of changing the meaning of the

Read More 

farecasting noun
farecasting noun
February 08, 2016
predicting the optimum date to buy a plane ticket, especially on a website or using an app A handful of new and updated websites and apps are trying to perfect the art of what’s known as farecasting – predicting the best date to buy a ticket.

Read More