nonaccredited

adjective

non·​ac·​cred·​it·​ed ˌnän-ə-ˈkre-də-təd How to pronounce nonaccredited (audio)
: not recognized as meeting prescribed standards or requirements : not accredited
nonaccredited schools
a nonaccredited investor

Examples of nonaccredited in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The nonaccredited school, which serves students in pre-K through 12th grade, briefly appeared to be shutting down amid backlash over Ye's antisemitic comments in the fall, though has remained open. Meredith Deliso, ABC News, 6 Apr. 2023 One of the key features of Fundrise is that it’s made available to average, nonaccredited investors. Zach Zorn Of Moneynomad.com, Discover Magazine, 13 July 2021 The first full year that equity crowdfunding was legal for nonaccredited investors, investments reached $49.2 million. Krishan Arora, Forbes, 25 July 2022 An array of institutions This industry includes a variety of accredited and nonaccredited programs. Heather E. Mooney, The Conversation, 27 Jan. 2020 How many are in nonaccredited facilities, circuses and roadside zoos is less clear; PETA has estimated the number at around 70. New York Times, 9 July 2019 While many entrepreneurs, because of regulatory concerns, are shying away from token sales that are open to nonaccredited investors, some are also raising capital via equity crowdfunding. Tomio Geron, WSJ, 16 Apr. 2018 Investors sprinkled about $38 million across 142 companies since May 2016 when Title III of the Jobs Act allowed equity crowdfunding for nonaccredited investors, according to data from industry tracker NextGen Crowdfunding. Lizette Chapman, The Seattle Times, 19 May 2017 Young is not a medical doctor, but has degrees in naturopathy and nutrition from the Clayton College of Natural Health, a nonaccredited correspondence school in Alabama. Phil Diehl, sandiegouniontribune.com, 1 May 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1833, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonaccredited was in 1833

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“Nonaccredited.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonaccredited. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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