Definition of accredit
- accredit an ambassador to France
- The program was accredited by the American Dental Association.
- an accredited scientist
The association only accredits programs that meet its high standards.
The program was accredited by the American Dental Association.
The invention of scuba gear is accredited to Jacques Cousteau.
accredit an ambassador to France
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: to say that something is good enough to be given official approval
: to give (someone) credit for something
: to send (someone, such as an ambassador) to act as an official representative
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