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licentiate

 [li-sen´she-āt]
one holding a license from an authorized agency giving the right to practice a particular profession.

licentiate

/li·cen·ti·ate/ (li-sen´she-āt) one holding a license from an authorized agency giving the right to practice a particular profession.

licentiate

(lī-sen′shē-ăt) [L. licentiare, to authorize, license]
1. One who practices a profession by the authority granted by a license.
2. In some countries, a medical practitioner who has no medical degree.

licentiate

a person holding a license from an authorized agency entitling him/her to practice a particular profession.
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In 1883, for example, 12 licentiates of age 70 or more received the honor.
After all, the majority of the licentiates in this period never received an office or passed the higher civil examination, which was much more likely to result in an appointment.
Royal College of Physicians of Ireland licentiates were honoured by president Professor John Murphy and Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland licentiates were presented by RCSI president Professor Patrick Broe.
71) It is equally puzzling to discover that the licentiates Andre Vaz Cabaco, Andre de Veiga, and Manuel Fernandes paid 200, 150, and 50 reis respectively, while the wife of the licentiate Sebastiao de Quental paid 200, but the wife of the licentiate Antonio Dias de Carvalho paid 1,600 reis.
In an effort to coordinate a diploma scheme, the IRI proposed various levels of technical qualification: a) Junior and Senior Technician (compounders); b) Junior and Senior Technologist (BS and MS equivalents); and c) Licentiate (Doctoral level).

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