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cred

 (krĕd)
n. Informal
Credibility; authenticity: "And then there's the issue of her punk-rock cred, or lack thereof" (Jenny Eliscu).

[Short for credibility.]

cred

(krɛd)
n
slang short for credibility: street cred.
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Noun1.cred - credibility among young fashionable urban individuals
believability, credibility, credibleness - the quality of being believable or trustworthy
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