credential

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin credentialis (giving authority), from credentia (trust)

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credential

  1. of, pertaining to or entitling to credit or authority
    • Camden
      their credential letters on both sides

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Noun[edit]

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credential (plural credentials)

  1. (chiefly in the plural) documentary evidence that a person has certain status or privileges
    May I see your credentials, please?

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credential (third-person singular simple present credentials, present participle credentialing or credentialling, simple past and past participle credentialed or credentialled)

  1. to furnish with credentials
    • 1997, Paul Thomas Hill et al., Reinventing Public Education[1], ISBN 0226336514, page 138:
      School superintendents, principals, and teachers are currently credentialed only by the state.
    • 2009 March 7, By Patrick Walters, “Rudd orders worldwide push for UN seat”, Herald Sun:
      The newly credentialled ambassador to the Holy See is already in the PM's good books.

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