What Is the Meaning of Credentials?

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This is a document that confirms the truth of certain stated information. These include; birth certificate which gives details of a person's birth, diploma certificate which certifies the successful completion of a course study and many more.
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cre·den·tial
[kri-den-shuhl]
NOUN
1.
evidence of authority, status, rights, entitlement to privileges, or the like, usually in written form: Only those with the proper credentials are admitted.
2.
anything that provides the basis for confidence, belief, credit, etc.
VERB (USED WITH OBJECT) [CRE·DEN·TIALED, CRE·DEN·TIAL·ING, ESPECIALLY BRITISH, CRE·DEN·TIALLED, CRE·DEN·TIAL·LING.]
3.
to grant credentials to, especially educational and professional ones: She has been credentialed to teach math.
ADJECTIVE
4.
providing the basis for confidence, belief, credit, etc.
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Credentials refer to qualification, achievement, personal quality or aspect of a person's background, typically when used to indicate that they are suitable for something. In other words it can be defined as an attestation of qualification, competence, or authority issued to an individual by a third party with a relevant de jure or de facto authority or assumed competence to do so.
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