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licentiate

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Noun
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li=cen=ti=ate

CIDE DICTIONARY

licentiaten. [LL. licentiatus, fr. licentiare to allow to do anything, fr. L. licentia license. See License, n.].
  •  One who has a license to exercise a profession; as, a licentiate in medicine or theology.  [1913 Webster]
    "The college of physicians, in July, 1687, published an edict, requiring all the fellows, candidates, and licentiates, to give gratuitous advice to the neighboring poor."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A friar authorized to receive confessions and grant absolution in all places, independently of the local clergy.  Chaucer.  [1913 Webster]
  •  One who acts without restraint, or takes a liberty, as if having a license therefor.  Bp. Hall.  [1913 Webster]
  •  On the continent of Europe, a university degree intermediate between that of bachelor and that of doctor.  [1913 Webster]
licentiatev. t. 
     To give a license to.  L'Estrange.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

licentiate, n.
1 a holder of a certificate of competence to practise a certain profession, or of a university licence.
2 a licensed preacher not yet having an appointment, esp. in a Presbyterian church.

Etymology
ME f. med.L licentiatus past part. of licentiare f. L licentia: see LICENCE

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