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    A certain guy who worked in the military records center said about someone:

    He used to be with the Navy SEALs. He had the credentials and top secret clearances to get access to the documents.

    Does "credentials" in this case mean a "badge"?
    Last edited by GUEST2008; 19-Nov-2010 at 20:09.

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    Re: credentials

    The credentials could be physical (a badge or a certificate) or a password / secret handshake. It could be anything that proves the person's authority or right to do something.


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