One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
with object Accredit; (in recent use especially) to confer official accreditation on (a school, programme, etc.). Now chiefly in pass.
Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Aston Cokayne (1608–1684), poet and playwright. From French accréditer or Italian accreditare + -ate.
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