licensure

[lahy-suhn-sher, -shoor]
noun
the granting of licenses, especially to engage in professional practice.

Origin:
1840–50; license + -ure

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Example sentences
He spends upwards of twenty pages in chapter nine making the same basic points
  about occupational licensure over and over again.
Not sure if there's a craniosacral therapy physical therapy licensure or what,
  honestly.
They usually must have a bachelor's degree and meet state requirements for
  licensure as a teacher.
Both tracks prepare students for licensure in their areas.
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