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accredited

[ uh-kred-i-tid ]
/ əˈkrɛd ɪ tɪd /
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adjective

officially recognized as meeting the essential requirements, as of academic excellence: accredited schools.
provided with official credentials, as by a government: an accredited diplomatic representative.
accepted as authoritative: an accredited theory.

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Origin of accredited

First recorded in 1625–35; accredit + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM accredited

non·ac·cred·it·ed, adjectiveun·ac·cred·it·ed, adjectivewell-ac·cred·it·ed, adjective
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