Meaning of accredited

ac•cred•it•ed

Pronunciation: (u-kred'i-tid), [key]
— adj.
  1. officially recognized as meeting the essential requirements, as of academic excellence: accredited schools.
  2. provided with official credentials, as by a government: an accredited diplomatic representative.
  3. accepted as authoritative: an accredited theory.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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