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, "Why it’s unclear whether private programs for ‘troubled teens’ are working," 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, "Zoos Called It a ‘Rescue.’ But Are the Elephants Really Better Off?," 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, "New Wave of Firms Race to Capitalize on ICO Gold Rush," 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, "U.S. startups fail to attract crowd of small investors," 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,, "Sentencing delayed for pH Miracle author," 1 May 2017

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1833, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonaccredited.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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