Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps

Noun: accreditation  u,kre-du'tey-shun
  1. The act of granting credit or recognition (especially with respect to an educational institution that maintains suitable standards)
    "a commission is responsible for the accreditation of medical schools"

Derived forms: accreditations

Type of: certification, enfranchisement

Encyclopedia: Accreditation