non·​ac·​cred·​it·​ed | \ ˌnän-ə-ˈkre-də-təd How to pronounce nonaccredited (audio) \

Definition of nonaccredited

: not recognized as meeting prescribed standards or requirements : not accredited nonaccredited schools a nonaccredited investor

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Recent Examples on the Web 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,, 1 May 2017

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First Known Use of nonaccredited

1833, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonaccredited.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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