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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Credential  \Cre*den"tial\  (kr[-e]*d[e^]n"shal),  a.  [Cf.  It 
  credenziale  fr  LL  credentia.  See  {Credence}.] 
  Giving  a  title  or  claim  to  credit  or  confidence;  accrediting. 
 
  Their  credential  letters  on  both  sides.  --Camden. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Credential  \Cre*den"tial\,  n.  [Cf.  It  credenziale.] 
  1.  That  which  gives  a  title  to  credit  or  confidence. 
 
  2.  pl  Testimonials  showing  that  a  person  is  entitled  to 
  credit,  or  has  right  to  exercise  official  power,  as  the 
  letters  given  by  a  government  to  an  ambassador  or  envoy, 
  or  a  certificate  that  one  is  a  duly  elected  delegate. 
 
  The  committee  of  estates  excepted  against  the 
  credentials  of  the  English  commissioners. 
  --Whitelocke. 
 
  Had  they  not  shown  undoubted  credentials  from  the 
  Divine  Person  who  sent  them  on  such  a  message. 
  --Addison. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  credential 
  n  :  a  document  attesting  to  the  truth  of  certain  stated  facts 
  [syn:  {certificate},  {certification},  {credentials}] 




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