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accredit (something) to (someone)

To attribute an action or achievement to someone. We did write that song together, but I accredit the catchy melody to my brother—that was all his idea. You have truly inspired your students, so we accredit this renewed interest in the school newspaper entirely to you, Mrs. Smith.
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accredit something to someone

to assign or attribute a deed to someone; to assign or attribute praise to someone. (Often passive.) We can accredit this great success to Fred and his committee.
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While not all business programs are AACSB-accredited, the requirements of regional accrediting bodies may be similar in their focus on liberal learning and assessment of student learning.
The problems identified with the JCAHO survey do not necessarily apply to other potential accrediting organizations.
The topic of accrediting tax specialists was given to the Tax Division's Tax Executive Committee, which established a Tax Specialization Task Force under the Tax Practice Management Committee.
In addition, many argued that creation of the division for CPA firms would establish a second level of CPAs by accrediting some, but this problem has not materialized.
Accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools, Texas School of Business offers students diploma programs in allied health and business, including dental and medical assistant, pharmacy technician, electrician, computer business systems and medical office specialist.
The Joint Commission accomplishes this goal by accrediting health care organizations and offering health care performance improvement services.
Career Education Corporation (NASDAQ:CECO) announced today that three of its schools have received the 2006 Schools of Distinction Award from the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology (ACCSCT).
This accreditation is the seventh consecutive Three-Year Accreditation Outcome that the international accrediting commission has awarded to the organization.
CACREP, the independent accrediting arm for the American Counseling Association, extended accreditation to both specializations at Capella through 2011, the longest accreditation term granted by CACREP.
To become an (ISC)2 Authorized Academic Center, the applying institution must be accredited by a national or regional accrediting body of higher-education institutions.
E[acute accent]TAC of ABET is the recognized accrediting body for college and university programs in applied science, computing, engineering and technology.
MINNEAPOLIS -- Capella University is the first and only online university to have not just one, but two counseling specializations in its School of Human Services accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), a specialized accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
Career Education Corporation (Nasdaq:CECO) today announced that Brooks College's accrediting commission has reaffirmed the college's accreditation at its campuses in Long Beach and Sunnyvale, California and has removed the campuses from probation.
An independent, not-for-profit organization, the Joint Commission is the nation's oldest and largest standards-setting and accrediting body in health care.
Each school is accredited by either the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology (ACCSCT) or the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), the two most widely recognized national accrediting agencies.
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