unaccredited

adjective
un·​ac·​cred·​it·​ed | \ ˌən-ə-ˈkre-də-təd How to pronounce unaccredited (audio) \

Definition of unaccredited

: not recognized as meeting prescribed standards or requirements : not accredited an unaccredited institution As the school was unaccredited and still didn't offer degrees (as opposed to certificates), they were ineligible for federal loans.— Leslie Spenser

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Also, degrees from an unaccredited school may not be recognized by other schools. Eric Stirgus, ajc, "AJC On Campus: New presidential hires, programs and scholarships," 25 June 2019 The company has raised nearly $16 million by selling its crypto tokens online to both accredited and unaccredited investors, the latter of which was made possible by an exemption allowed by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Brittany Meiling, San Diego Union-Tribune, "San Diego blockchain startup XY lays off 40 people, losing half its staff," 4 June 2019 Buyers of the shares can be both accredited and unaccredited investors, and companies typically face less stringent reporting requirements than in a typical IPO. Anne Steele, WSJ, "iHeartMedia Seeks to Light Up Marijuana Market With High Times Stake," 3 Oct. 2018 There are also some student needs that unaccredited programs aren’t equipped to meet. Lindsay Gellman, The Atlantic, "Code Now. Pay Tuition Later.," 30 June 2018 Farther down the road was the enclosure for unaccredited journalists, who were broadcasting live in a variety of Eastern European languages, and searching for nonjournalists to interview. Ellen Barry, New York Times, "‘A Royal Baby, a Prince!’: Kate and William Welcome New Baby," 23 Apr. 2018 Revenue Commissioner Curtis Stewart said unaccredited schools were notified in writing of the impending deadline. Trisha Powell Crain, AL.com, "$30 million in AAA tax credits already claimed for 2018," 27 Apr. 2018 Otherwise unaccredited text is associated with this volume. USA TODAY, "25 must-see buildings in New Jersey," 31 Jan. 2018 Missouri law allows charters only within the boundaries of the Kansas City and St. Louis public school districts and in unaccredited school districts. Mará Rose Williams, kansascity, "Greitens wants more charters. Will that choke the life out of KC district schools?," 30 Jan. 2018

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circa 1828, in the meaning defined above

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