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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cred - credibility among young fashionable urban individuals
believability, credibility, credibleness - the quality of being believable or trustworthy
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Contract for school bus service, disabled people, cred and other activities.
It's a good way of gaining street cred, while not having to learn anything about football itself.
CRED is part of the University of Louvain in Belgium and maintains a database of international disasters for the United Nations.
While scientists' ability to monitor and accurately classify natural disasters may account for some of that increase, CRED asserts that humanity's impact on the environment plays a distinct role in both the higher number and greater severity of natural disasters.
According to Professor Debarati Guha-Sapir, director of CRED, while nothing could be done to prevent natural disasters, the degree of damage was determined by factors that could be addressed, such as urbanisation, urban planning and deforestation.
Abbas Al Hajj, the former head of tourism at the Directorate of Tourism in Bahrain and chief officer of Hospitality at Dubai Holdings, will lead the regional development of Sweet Cred and its sister company Sports Candy, the statement added.
The company is heavily expanding its operations in the region and is all set to launch several new exciting and extensive products into the market, Sweet Cred said in a statement.
After she established her "just friends" cred with Gayle for the tedious nth time, Oprah felt confident enough to do a show on lesbians coming out of "marriage" to men.
In dizzying daily conversation, those who have changed their position on the war think they deserve more street cred than those who were against it from the start.
En el ano 2003 el Ministerio de Salud ofrecio 4 972 512 consultas CRED (4), que segun las tarifas del Seguro Integral de Salud (5) (3 soles por consulta) representan aproximadamente 14 917 536 nuevos soles, una cantidad similar a todo el presupuesto de un programa de apoyo alimentario como el Programa de Alimentacion y Nutricion a Familias en Alto Riesgo (PANFAR) (6).
Los datos recabados por el CRED son utilizados en la actualidad para informar y para apoyar decisiones referentes a la asistencia a otorgar en las zonas donde el desastre se produce (HABITAT, 2001).
Okay, we all made fashion mistakes when we were 16, but while this outfit might not have been out of place at the Hogwarts end-of-term disco, it won't have done anything for the teenager's street cred in the real world