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accreditation

[ uh-kred-i-tey-shuhn ]
/ əˌkrɛd ɪˈteɪ ʃən /
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noun

the act of giving official authority or approval, or the resulting status; certification: Today they officially opened the process of accreditation for media wanting to cover World Youth Day.
the act of certifying an educational institution or program as meeting all official formal requirements of academic excellence, facilities, curriculum, etc.; the status of being so certified: Universities applying for membership in the association must have undergone, at the national or regional level, a process of quality assurance or accreditation.
the act of attributing or ascribing some quality, status, or action to a person or thing: His other poems added to his accreditation as a first-class poet.

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Origin of accreditation

re·ac·cred·i·ta·tion, noun
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