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letters of credence

noun
1.
credentials issued to a diplomat or other governmental representative for presentation to the country to which he or she is sent.
Also, letter of credence.
Also called letters credential.
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letters of credence

plural noun
1.
a formal document accrediting a diplomatic officer to a foreign court or government
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