licentiate

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

Definition of licentiate

  1. 1 :  a person who has a license granted especially by a university to practice a profession

  2. 2 :  an academic degree ranking below that of doctor given by some European universities

Origin and Etymology of licentiate

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


First Known Use: 1555


Medical Dictionary

licentiate

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noun li·cen·ti·ate \lī-ˈsen-chē-ət\

Medical Definition of licentiate

  1. :  a person who has a license to practice a profession


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