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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

(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.
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In 1883, for example, 12 licentiates of age 70 or more received the honor.
1, 1 450-1475 publishes 249 documents noting the conferral of licentiate (authorization to teach) and doctoral degrees, in a few cases with two documents for the same candidate, conferred between 7 May 1453 and 18 December 1475.
There are two levels of membership: associates and licentiates. As a requirement of membership, both levels must qualify by passing prescribed subjects and by undergoing a three-year training program under the mentorship of an associate member.

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