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 and Etymology of licentiate

Medieval Latin licentiatus, from past participle of licentiare to allow, from Latin licentia


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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