[ uh-kred-i-tid ]
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  1. officially recognized as meeting the essential requirements, as of academic excellence: accredited schools.

  2. provided with official credentials, as by a government: an accredited diplomatic representative.

  1. accepted as authoritative: an accredited theory.

Origin of accredited

First recorded in 1625–35; accredit + -ed2

Other words from accredited

  • non·ac·cred·it·ed, adjective
  • un·ac·cred·it·ed, adjective
  • well-ac·cred·it·ed, adjective

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