Main definitions of recredential in English

: recredential1recredential2

recredential1

Pronunciation /riːkrɪˈdɛnʃl/

noun

historical
  • A recredential letter.

Origin

Mid 17th century. From recredential.

Main definitions of recredential in English

: recredential1recredential2

recredential2

Pronunciation /riːkrɪˈdɛnʃl/

adjective

historical
  • Of a letter: sent by a government to its ambassador for presentation to the government of the country from which the ambassador is recalled, or given by the government of the country from which an ambassador has been recalled for presentation to the latter's government. Occasionally as postpositive.

Origin

Mid 17th century. From re- + credential. Compare later recreance, recredence.