Credential vs Affiliation - What's the difference?

credential | affiliation |


As nouns the difference between credential and affiliation

is that credential is documentary evidence that a person has certain status or privileges while affiliation is the relationship resulting from affiliating one thing with another.

As an adjective credential

is of, pertaining to or entitling to credit or authority.

As a verb credential

is to furnish with.

credential

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • of, pertaining to or entitling to credit or authority
  • * Camden
  • their credential letters on both sides

    Noun

    (wikipedia credential) (en noun)
  • documentary evidence that a person has certain status or privileges
  • Verb

  • to furnish with
  • * {{quote-book, 1997, Paul Thomas Hill et al., Reinventing Public Education citation
  • , passage=School superintendents, principals, and teachers are currently credentialed only by the state.}}
  • * {{quote-news, year=2009, date=March 7, author=By Patrick Walters, title=Rudd orders worldwide push for UN seat, work=Herald Sun citation
  • , passage=The newly credentialled ambassador to the Holy See is already in the PM's good books.}}

    See also

    * (Credentialing)

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    affiliation

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The relationship resulting from affiliating one thing with another.
  • A club, society or umbrella organisation so formed, especially a trade union.