accredit accredit  /ə ˌkrɛ dət/


  1. (v) grant credentials to
  2. (v) provide or send (envoys or embassadors) with official credentials
  3. (v) ascribe an achievement to



  1. He further inquired whether Colombia would also be prepared to accredit a Minister to Panama.
  2. But it isn't always easy to accredit a woman war correspondent - and it wasn't until just this month that we could give Annalee Jacoby her assignment.
  3. Newsweek cabled a final protest: "This refusal to accredit Pakenham is a very grave infringement on rights of the press.


  • Dual accreditation to become DeKalb policy

    When it appeared that the DeKalb School system was at risk of losing its accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, many parents began pushing for accreditation from the Georgia Accrediting Commission, as a “safety net” to insure the value of their childrens’ DeKalb County high school diplomas. The tactic, referred to as “dual accreditation,” was initially met with ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Dunwoody Crier


  1. "At present accreditation is voluntary. An independent regulatory body is proposed to be established, which would register, monitor and audit accreditation agencies which would in turn accredit higher educational institutions through a transparent...
    on Mar 19, 2010 By: Kapil Sibal Source: Livemint

  2. Knight said of the baccalaureate: "There is good national coverage of IB but we have decided that we are not going to force those authorities that do not want to come forward and accredit the IB to do so. It doesn't seem worthwhile to force those...
    on Mar 31, 2008 By: Jim Knight Source:

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