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Topic: OFFICIALS

Date: 1600-1700
Language: French
Origin: accréditer, from crédit; CREDIT1

accredited

adjective
     
ac‧cred‧it‧ed
1 having official approval to do something, especially because of having reached an acceptable standard:
an accredited counsellor
an accredited language school
2PGO if a government official is accredited to another country, they are sent to that country to officially represent their government there:
accredit verb [transitive]
accreditation noun [uncountable]
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