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Webster's 1828 Dictionary

CREDENTIALS, n. plu. [Rarely or never used in the singular.] That which gives credit; that which gives a title or claim to confidence; the warrant on which belief, credit or authority is claimed, among strangers; as the letters of commendation and power given by a government to an embassador or envoy, which give him credit at a foreign court. So the power of working miracles given to the apostles may be considered as their credentials, authorizing them to propagate the gospel, and entitling them to credit.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

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1: a document attesting to the truth of certain stated facts [syn: certificate, certification, credential, credentials]

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

1. Someone's credentials are their previous achievements, training, and general background, which indicate that they are qualified to do something. ...her credentials as a Bach specialist... I can testify to the credentials of the clientele. N-PLURAL: with supp 2. Someone's credentials are a letter or certificate that proves their identity or qualifications. Britain's new ambassador to Lebanon has presented his credentials to the President. N-PLURAL: usu poss N

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. pl. Testimonials, vouchers, certificates.

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ID card, badge, calligram, calling card, card, certification, character, countermark, countersign, documentation, documents, dog tag, endorsement, identification, identification badge, identification tag, initials, letter of introduction, monogram, papers, press card, recommendation, reference, sanction, serial number, signature, tessera, testimonial, visiting card, voucher



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