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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The act of accrediting or the state of being accredited, especially the granting of approval to an institution of learning by an official review board after the school has met specific requirements.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The giving of credentials.
  • n. The act of accrediting.
  • n. The granting of approval to an institution of higher learning by an official review board after the school has met certain requirements.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of accrediting.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of accrediting, or the state of being accredited.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the act of granting credit or recognition (especially with respect to educational institution that maintains suitable standards)

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