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1mass noun The action or process of officially recognizing someone as having a particular status or being qualified to perform a particular activity.‘the accreditation of professionals’as modifier ‘a simple accreditation process’
- ‘My accreditation for the Olympics has come through.’
- ‘Individuals who meet application requirements will be eligible to sit for the accreditation exam.’
- ‘The network is disappointed with the decision to suspend accreditation to our journalists.’
- ‘"If he had called, we would have given him accreditation," she said.’
- ‘Working without accreditation, the two older students were the key to making this class dynamic.’
- ‘They provide a source of professional identification and advanced accreditation in a work world in which stable employment with a firm is the exception.’
- ‘Application for accreditation should be made on the attached media accreditation forms.’
- ‘The foundation has helped nearly a dozen earn accreditation since 1995, with money, mentoring, and plain old encouragement.’
- ‘These consultants smile regretfully and tell me that better qualified juniors have the post-grad accreditation, the MBA, the specific certificate or diploma.’
- ‘While they may refuse him accreditation to operate at their cricket grounds, nothing's stopping him from working as a presenter in a television studio.’
- 1.1 Official certification that a school or course has met standards set by external regulators.‘the first fully online university to receive national accreditation’‘the accreditation of professional training programs in Canada’
- ‘The accreditation of the university, in March 1999, was a shot heard round the world.’
- ‘This process resulted in a five-year plan, which, in turn, helped the organization achieve accreditation in 2002.’
- ‘The program still needs accreditation from the Professional Golfers Association, which is scheduled to visit in December.’
- ‘If the trust fails to undertake this, then it will lose accreditation for training junior doctors in obstetrics and gynecology.’
- ‘It became the first black business program to gain accreditation from the American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business.’
- ‘We develop objectives consistent with community benefits principles and reinforce these efforts through program accreditation.’
- ‘It has achieved the highest honor for a museum—accreditation by the American Association of Museums.’
- ‘The proficiency testing algorithm is used to detect deviations from acceptable performance that may affect the accreditation of a laboratory.’
- ‘Snowboarding now has full Olympic accreditation and is the fastest growing winter sport in the world.’
- ‘His interest has extended well beyond laboratory accreditation.’
2An acknowledgement of a person's responsibility for or achievement of something.‘both parties create authorship, and to make this clear I have always used joint accreditations’
- ‘The second idea was developing a shared accreditation to recognize young people's community contributions.’
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