What does accreditation mean?

Definitions for accreditation

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. accreditation(noun)

    the act of granting credit or recognition (especially with respect to educational institution that maintains suitable standards)

    "a commission is responsible for the accreditation of medical schools"


  1. accreditation(Noun)

    The giving of credentials.

  2. accreditation(Noun)

    The act of accrediting.

    letters of accreditation.

  3. accreditation(Noun)

    The granting of approval to an institution of higher learning by an official review board after the school has met certain requirements.

  4. Origin: * First attested in 1806.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Accreditation(noun)

    the act of accrediting; as, letters of accreditation

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Accreditation

    Certification as complying with a standard set by non-governmental organizations, applied for by institutions, programs, and facilities on a voluntary basis.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of accreditation in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of accreditation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of accreditation in a Sentence

  1. Vitaly Stepanov:

    I felt like,' Are you trying to buy us ?' is that how The IOC treats whistleblowers ? Make them quiet by giving them The IOC accreditation and access to VIP lounges.

  2. James Smith:

    KPMG's accreditation is an important milestone, (It) demonstrates to our customers that we have the rigorous internal processes and controls expected of any traditional financial services provider.

  3. Kaye Marks:

    PATH International is known for our standards for certification and accreditation. They cover everything from best practices in safety to business practices in management to humane treatment of animals.

  4. Marco Rubio:

    Our higher education system is controlled by what amounts to a cartel of existing colleges and universities, which use their power over the accreditation process to block innovative, low-cost competitors from entering the market.

  5. Louise Martin:

    Commonwealth Games Federation shall advise Vikram Singh Sisodia, Namdev Shirgaonker and Ravinder Chaudhry that any further infractions by any member of the Indian team of the' no-needle' policy could result in the withdrawal of accreditation of the offending person.

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