[ uh-kred-i-tid ]
/ əˈkrɛd ɪ tɪd /
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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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OTHER WORDS FROM accreditednon·ac·cred·it·ed, adjectiveun·ac·cred·it·ed, adjectivewell-ac·cred·it·ed, adjective
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How to use accredited in a sentence
At an unaccredited college in Utah that was founded by acolytes of right-wing conspiracy-theorist crackpot Cleon Skousen.Various Bits of Romney-Ryan Bashing All Rolled Into One Post!|Michael Tomasky|October 11, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The worst of it is, I am the only unaccredited member of the household!When a Man Marries|Mary Roberts Rinehart
Unaccredited, un-a-kred′i-ted, adj. not accredited or authorised.
There is a not unaccredited rumour that it was in wresting the revolver from a female hand that Gambetta got wounded.Lord Lyons: A Record of British Diplomacy, Vol. 2 of 2|Thomas Wodehouse Legh Newton
Jonson, unknown and unaccredited, had offered a play to the theatre.A Day with William Shakespeare|Maurice Clare
Or rather, perhaps, some inward, unaccredited guardian signalled to him of danger.The Kindred of the Wild|Charles G. D. Roberts