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credibility gap Syllabification: cred·i·bil·i·ty gap
Pronunciation: /ˌkredəˈbilədē ɡap/

Definition of credibility gap in English:


An apparent difference between what is said or promised and what happens or is true.
Example sentences
  • As for enterprises, dishonesty only brings about a credibility gap, which greatly increases transaction costs and ultimately deters further development.
  • ‘This creates something of a credibility gap,’ he said.
  • This will have serious long term pay offs and close the credibility gap.
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