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one holding a license from an authorized agency giving the right to practice a particular profession.
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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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