licentiate [lī sen′shē it, lī sen′shēāt΄; lī sen′shət]
[ME licenciat < ML licentiatus, pp. of licentiare, to license < L licentia: see LICENSE]
1. a person licensed to practice a specified profession
2. in certain European and Canadian universities, an academic degree between that of bachelor and that of doctor

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