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[lahy-suh n-sher, -shoo r] /ˈlaɪ sən ʃər, -ˌʃʊər/
the granting of licenses, especially to engage in professional practice.
1840-50; license + -ure Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for licensure
  • 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.
  • They are already given for licensure and certification in many skill areas by industry or professional groups.
  • The successful applicant will teach students in an undergraduate, multi-age, physical education licensure program.
  • Candidates with licensure and past teaching and administrative experience in special education are preferred.
  • Specific responsibilities include coordinating the art education licensure program.
  • Will oversee and supervise students within the department seeking teaching licensure.
Word Origin and History for licensure

1808, from license + -ure.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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