accredit ([schwa]-kred-it), vb.

1. To give official authorization or status to.

2. To recognize (a school) as having sufficient academic standards to qualify graduates for higher education or for professional practice. [Cases: Schools

4. C.J.S. Schools and School Districts ¡ì 811.]

3. Int’l law. To send (a person) with credentials as an envoy. ¡ª accreditation ([schwa]-kred-i-tay-sh[schwa]n), n. ¡ª accredited, adj.

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