Definition of licentiate noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

licentiate

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//laɪˈsenʃiət//
 
; NAmE NAmE//laɪˈsenʃiət//
 
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a person with official permission to work in a particular profession Word Origin late 15th cent.: from medieval Latin, noun use of licentiatus ‘having freedom’, based on licentia ‘freedom’.
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