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accredited

recognition by an appropriate authority that the performance of a particular institution has satisfied a prestated set of criteria.

accredited herds
cattle herds which have achieved a low level of reactors to, e.g., the tuberculin or brucellosis agglutination tests; chicken flocks proven to be free of pullorum disease.
accredited inspectors
veterinarians who have attended appropriate continuing education courses and performed well enough through a probationary period to be accredited as part-time veterinary inspectors; employed by governments or more local authorities.
accredited schools
in some countries a governmental or professional body conducts periodic examinations of the country's veterinary schools to determine their efficacy as teaching schools. Schools which lose their accreditation usually lose their status as providers of veterinary graduates who are adequate to the needs of the country's animals.
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If a program starting out to accredit "general" tax specialists is likely to result in an irresistible demand from certain quarters for establishment of a long list of narrow specialties, the AICPA should be looking down the road at the problems it will face before undertaking a journey toward accreditation.

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