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ac·cred·it

 (ə-krĕd′ĭt)
tr.v. ac·cred·it·ed, ac·cred·it·ing, ac·cred·its
1.
a. To ascribe or attribute (something) to someone: The invention of the lightning rod is accredited to Franklin.
b. To give credit to: the writer who is accredited with having written the piece.
2.
a. To certify as meeting prescribed standards or requirements, as of a profession: a school that is accredited by the state's board of education.
b. To supply with credentials or authority, as of a government: accredit an envoy. See Synonyms at authorize.

[French accréditer : a-, to (from Latin ad-; see ad-) + crédit, credit (from Old French; see credit).]

ac·cred′it·a·ble adj.

accredited

(əˈkrɛdɪtɪd)
adj
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) diplomacy appointed and having official credentials
2. (Education) education certified or guaranteed as meeting required standards
3. officially recognized; sanctioned; authorized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.accredited - given official approval to actaccredited - given official approval to act; "an accredited college"; "commissioned broker"; "licensed pharmacist"; "authorized representative"
authorised, authorized - endowed with authority

accredited

Translations
مُعتَـمَـد، مُـفَـوَّض
akreditovaný
akkrediteret
akkreditáltmeghatalmazott
trúnaîarbundinn; viîurkenndur
akredituotas
akreditētspilnvarots
akreditovaný
karar yetkilitemsil-yetkili

accredited

[əˈkredɪtɪd] ADJ [source, supplier, agent] → autorizado

accredited

[əˈkrɛdɪtɪd] adj
[diplomat, journalist, representative] → accrédité(e)
[degree, qualification, college, laboratory, institution] → habilité(e)

accredited

[əˈkrɛdɪtɪd] adj (authorized) → accreditato/a

accredited

(əˈkreditid) adjective
officially recognized. the Queen's accredited representative.

accredited

a. acreditado-a.
References in classic literature ?
At other times, I thought, What if the young man who was with so much difficulty restrained from imbruing his hands in me, should yield to a constitutional impatience, or should mistake the time, and should think himself accredited to my heart and liver to-night, instead of to-morrow
It was this deficiency, I considered, while running over in thought the perfect keeping of the character of the premises with the accredited character of the people, and while speculating upon the possible influence which the one, in the long lapse of centuries, might have exercised upon the other--it was this deficiency, perhaps, of collateral issue, and the consequent undeviating transmission, from sire to son, of the patrimony with the name, which had, at length, so identified the two as to merge the original title of the estate in the quaint and equivocal appellation of the "House of Usher"--an appellation which seemed to include, in the minds of the peasantry who used it, both the family and the family mansion.
Machiavelli was the accredited agent of the Florentine Republic to Cesare Borgia (1478-1507) during the transactions which led up to the assassinations of the Orsini and Vitelli at Sinigalia, and along with his letters to his chiefs in Florence he has left an account, written ten years before "The Prince," of the proceedings of the duke in his "Descritione del modo tenuto dal duca Valentino nello ammazzare Vitellozzo Vitelli," etc.
One of the wildest, and at the same time the best accredited, accounts, stated it to be an original and authentic portrait of the Evil One, taken at a witch meeting near Salem; and that its strong and terrible resemblance had been confirmed by several of the confessing wizards and witches, at their trial, in open court.
I have here certain letters from Paris on which I would consult your young sagacity which is accredited to us by the most loyal Dona Rita.
Lost none the less in the inconsiderate crowd and feeling himself neither in his own country nor in that to which he was in a manner accredited, he was reduced to his mere personality; so that during the hour, to save his importance, he cultivated such ground as lay in sight for a judgement of this delay to which the German steamer was subjected in English waters.
Letterblair, the accredited legal adviser of three generations of New York gentility, throned behind his mahogany desk in evident perplexity.
He had a considerable reputation in England as a critic and was the accredited exponent in this country of modern French literature.
I may point out that this idea was only accredited generally during the last years of Pavlicheff's life, when his next-of-kin were trembling about the succession, when the earlier story was quite forgotten, and when all opportunity for discovering the truth had seemingly passed away.
exclaimed May, "and von Horn was accredited to be one of the shrewdest swindlers and adventurers in America
De Coude is accredited with being a master with the sword, and a splendid shot.
But Prince Maiyo is here, and stands apart from any accredited institution, although he has the confidence of his Ambassador and can command the entire devotion of his own secret service.

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