- letter of credence
- or letters of credence
Etymology: Middle English letter of credance, probably part translation of Medieval Latin litterae de credentia, litterae credentiae: a formal document furnished a diplomatic agent for presentation to the government to which he is sent attesting to his power to act for his government or head of state — compare recredential
* * *letter of credence,= letters of credence. (Cf. ↑letters of credence)
Useful english dictionary. 2012.