accrediting agency

noun

: a state-controlled or privately supported agency authorized to grant accreditation to educational institutions

Word History

First Known Use

1912, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of accrediting agency was in 1912

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“Accrediting agency.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/accrediting%20agency. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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