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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
credibility /,kredi'biliti/ (credibleness) /'kredəblnis/
  • danh từ
    • sự tín nhiệm; sự đáng tin
      • credibility gap: (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) sự khủng hoảng về tín nhiệm
Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun
[U] the quality that sb/sth has that makes people believe or trust them: to gain / lack / lose credibility + The prosecution did its best to undermine the credibility of the witness. + After the recent scandal, the government has lost all credibility. + Newspapers were talking of a credibility gap between what he said and what he did.
See also - STREET CRED
Collocation Dictionary


carry, have
The certificate has great credibility in France and Germany.
| be lacking in, lack | gain, regain
The government is desperate to regain credibility with the public.
| lose | establish, give, lend
Recommendations from two previous clients helped to establish her credibility. Funding from the World Bank lends credibility to the project.
| restore | add, enhance
The use of computers adds credibility to the forecasts. BBC backing for the scheme will enhance its credibility.
| damage, destroy, undermine


The prime minister's credibility suffered in his handling of the crisis.


Newspapers were talking of a credibility gap between her policies and her achievements.
| problem
Athletics' anti-dope campaigners are faced with a credibility problem.


~ among, ~ as
her credibility as a witness
| ~ for
There is little credibility among scientists for the book's claims.

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