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cred·i·bil·i·ty

 (krĕd′ə-bĭl′ĭ-tē)
n.
1. The quality, capability, or power to elicit belief: "The scandals posed a crisis of credibility for collegiate athletics" (Taylor Branch).
2. A capacity for belief: a story that strained our credibility.
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credibility

(ˌkrɛdɪˈbɪlɪtɪ)
n
the quality of being believed or trusted
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.credibility - the quality of being believable or trustworthycredibility - the quality of being believable or trustworthy
quality - an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone; "the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare
authenticity, genuineness, legitimacy - undisputed credibility
rigour, validity, cogency, rigor - the quality of being valid and rigorous
plausibility, plausibleness - apparent validity
cred, street cred, street credibility - credibility among young fashionable urban individuals
incredibility, incredibleness - the quality of being incredible
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credibility

noun believability, reliability, cred (slang), plausibility, trustworthiness, tenability The president will have to work hard to restore his credibility with voters.
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credibility

noun
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Translations
مِصْداقيّـه
věrohodnost
troværdighed
uskottavuus
elhihetõséghihetõség
trúverîugleiki
信用性
güvenilebilmeinanılabilme

credibility

[ˌkredəˈbɪlɪtɪ]
A. N (no pl) → credibilidad f
B. CPD credibility gap Nfalta f de credibilidad
credibility rating Níndice m de credibilidad
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credibility

[ˌkrɛdɪˈbɪlɪti] n
[person] → crédibilité f
[story] → crédibilité f
to gain credibility [theory, story] → gagner en crédibilité
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credibility

nGlaubwürdigkeit f; his credibility rating is pretty lower wird als nicht sehr glaubwürdig eingestuft
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credibility

[ˌkrɛdəˈbɪlɪtɪ] n (see adj) → credibilità, attendibilità
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

credible

(ˈkredəbl) adjective
that may be believed. The story he told was barely credible.
ˈcredibly adverb
ˌcrediˈbility noun
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.
References in periodicals archive ?
This street-cred denim vest is versatile enough for day and night.
He has since tried to restore street-cred by claiming to have progressed to Atomic Rooster.
There's bound to be lots more rude conundrums, loads more non-blinking from host Jimmy Carr and a challenge to see if it's possible to say, "And another one please, Rachel" without losing your hard-won street-cred.
To say Got To Dance has more street-cred than BGT or X Factor is maybe over-egging the mashed potato a tad, but it's all about the 'urban' when it comes to dance moves.
Of 2,000 British people who took part in the study, 40% found Leeds' street fashion the most inspiring in the UK, pipping London's street-cred 32% to the post.
We can just see Orlando strutting his stuff in John Travolta's famous white suit, but we have our doubts about how the disco flick is going to maintain its street-cred.