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licentiate

noun li·cen·ti·ate \lī-ˈsen(t)-shē-ət, especially in sense 2 li-\

Definition of LICENTIATE

1
:  a person who has a license granted especially by a university to practice a profession
2
:  an academic degree ranking below that of doctor given by some European universities
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Origin of LICENTIATE

Medieval Latin licentiatus, from past participle of licentiare to allow, from Latin licentia
First Known Use: 1555
Medical Dictionary

licentiate

noun li·cen·ti·ate \lī-ˈsen-chē-ət\

Medical Definition of LICENTIATE

:  a person who has a license to practice a profession

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