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So, accreditation is an uncountable noun? But, some things can have several accreditations. So if a hospital is accredited in one thing, but not in another area, can't it be stated that the hospital has an accreditation?

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This makes me consider that knowing what your options are, such as an accreditation is helpful, but there are other considerations such as the credibility of organizations, such as hospitals, foundations, and universities.
asked Oct 16 '11 at 19:23 stephanie pilbeam New member

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Stephanie, 

 

You are right that an organization can have more than one accreditation.  It sounds very awkward to say 'an accreditation', however.  Use it as a uncountable noun.  For multiple sources of accreditation, you should word it as "accreditation from various bodies" etc. 

link comment answered Oct 17 '11 at 15:52 Kimberly Expert

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