• WordNet 3.6
    • n accreditation the act of granting credit or recognition (especially with respect to educational institution that maintains suitable standards) "a commission is responsible for the accreditation of medical schools"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The football huddle started at Gallaudet University (the world's only accredited four-year liberal arts college for the deaf) in the 19th century when the football team found that opposing teams were reading their signed messages and intercepting their plays.
    • n Accreditation The act of accrediting; as, letters of accreditation .
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n accreditation The act of accrediting, or the state of being accredited.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Accreditation fact of being accredited.—The pa.p. Accred′ited, as adj., recognised
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. accréditerà, to, crédit, credit. See Credit.


In literature:

He must be properly accredited, since he was an archpriest.
"A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume II (of II)" by Augustus de Morgan
The Continental powers sent accredited representatives to Madrid.
"A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year" by Edwin Emerson
I asked Sir Thomas McIlwraith by telegram who was the party's accredited candidate, giving certain names which were spoken of.
"Reminiscences of Queensland" by William Henry Corfield
The Deputation was accredited by both Republics to all the European Powers.
"The Peace Negotiations" by J. D. Kestell
The invention of the iron cage has been accredited to Jean la Balue, Bishop of Angers, and also to the Bishop of Verdun.
"In Château Land" by Anne Hollingsworth Wharton
The Spirit had brought the Gospel message to Thessalonica by his accredited agent, the apostle Paul.
"The Doctrines of Predestination, Reprobation, and Election" by Robert Wallace
When she leaves us, it shall be to take up an accredited and definite station in life.
"The Master Mummer" by E. Phillips Oppenheim
As an agent secretly accredited by the Court of St. James's, he must hold aloof and neutral in all personal quarrels.
"A Modern Mercenary" by Kate Prichard and Hesketh Vernon Hesketh-Prichard
Brownson's Review is the accredited organ of Romanism in the United States.
"Americanism Contrasted with Foreignism, Romanism, and Bogus Democracy in the Light of Reason, History, and Scripture;" by William Gannaway Brownlow
Behind them, as this manoeuvre was executed, Peter saw the two duly accredited agents of the Gray Dragon fall in line.
"Peter the Brazen" by George F. Worts

In poetry:

'Twas well enough, whilst ill at ease,
To parley with each passing whim,
Which, though accredited to please,
Was pleasure's pseudonym.
"Free" by Alfred Austin

In news:

Dougherty County School System seeks re- accreditation .
NSA CASI accreditation is recognized across state lines, which eases the transfer process of students from one accredited school to another and verifies a school is meeting nationally accepted standards for quality and successful practice.
"Just 4.5 percent of the museums in the United States are accredited .".
Many European museums will not loan objects to institutions that aren't accredited , he said.
The program is still accredited right now, and the probation would only impact that program.
The rest of the college remains fully accredited .
McLaren Health Plan earns NCQA Accreditation for Commercial-HMO/POS Combined Products.
National Institute for Trial Advocacy Creates Online Learning Portal for Attorney Accreditation and Mentoring via Mediasite Webcasts.
The president of LSU's Faculty Senate has filed a formal complaint with the university's accrediting agency about plans to reorganize university system leadership.
AMHERST — The police department at the University of Massachusetts recently became just the fifth in the state, and the first on a college campus, to receive national accreditation .
This facility is accredited by the American College of Radiology and has board-certified, specialty-trained radiologists.
Trident and Summerville Medical Centers have been granted a three-year term of accreditation in Echocardiography in the areas of Adult Transesophageal and Adult Transthoracic by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC).
Would you go to a college that is not accredited .
The Coweta County School System is submitting its two-year update report as a part of its system-wide accreditation plan.
The report is standard practice for all districts which have obtained five-year district accreditation .

In science:

In the second possibility, one can accredit the exposure data to a variable solar wind (with the observed periodicity of ∼ 150 Myr) and attribute the observed correlated climatic variability to the solar variations.
The Spiral Structure of the Milky Way, Cosmic Rays, and Ice Age Epochs on Earth
The technique of using a function of a variable to count objects of various sizes, using the properties of multiplication and addition of series as an aid, is accredited to PierreSimon Laplace .
Statistics of Random Permutations and the Cryptanalysis Of Periodic Block Ciphers
He is peer team member of NAAC (National Assessment and Accreditation Council, India).
Reaching the Unreached A Role of ICT in Sustainable Rural Development
We just need to copy it with accreditation and adapt to our needs accordingly.
Leveraging on Easy Java Simulation tool and open source computer simulation library to create interactive digital media for mass customization of high school physics curriculum
Many of the differences can be accredited to the fact that the theories start from different initial collapse conditions.
The Structure of Cold Molecular Cloud Cores