postlicentiate

licentiate

[lahy-sen-shee-it, -eyt]
noun
1.
a person who has received a license, as from a university, to practice an art or profession.
2.
the holder of a university degree intermediate between that of bachelor and that of doctor, now confined chiefly to certain continental European universities.

Origin:
1350–1400; < Medieval Latin licentiātus, noun use of past participle of licentiāre to authorize. See license, -ate1

licentiateship, noun
licentiation, noun
nonlicentiate, noun
postlicentiate, adjective
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licentiate (laɪˈsɛnʃɪɪt)
 
n
1.  a person who has received a formal attestation of professional competence to practise a certain profession or teach a certain skill or subject
2.  a degree between that of bachelor and doctor awarded now only by certain chiefly European universities
3.  a person who holds this degree
4.  chiefly Presbyterian Church a person holding a licence to preach
 
[C15: from Medieval Latin licentiātus, from licentiāre to permit]
 
li'centiateship
 
n
 
licenti'ation
 
n

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