licentiate

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li·cen·ti·ate

 (lī-sĕn′shē-ĭt)
n.
1. One who is granted a license by an authorized body to practice a specified profession.
2.
a. A degree from certain European and Canadian universities ranking just below that of a doctor.
b. One holding such a degree.

[Middle English, from Medieval Latin licentiātus, from past participle of licentiāre, to allow, from licentia, authorization; see license.]

licentiate

(laɪˈsɛnʃɪɪt)
n
1. (Law) a person who has received a formal attestation of professional competence to practise a certain profession or teach a certain skill or subject
2. (Education) a degree between that of bachelor and doctor awarded now only by certain chiefly European universities
3. (Education) a person who holds this degree
4. (Christian Churches, other) chiefly Presbyterian Church a person holding a licence to preach
[C15: from Medieval Latin licentiātus, from licentiāre to permit]
liˈcentiateˌship n
liˌcentiˈation n

li•cen•ti•ate

(laɪˈsɛn ʃi ɪt, -ˌeɪt)

n.
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.
[1350–1400; < Medieval Latin licentiātus, n. use of past participle of licentiāre to authorize. See license, -ate1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.licentiate - holds a license (degree) from a (European) university
bookman, scholar, scholarly person, student - a learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines
Translations

licentiate

[laɪˈsenʃɪɪt] N (= person) → licenciado/a m/f; (= title) → licencia f, licenciatura f

licentiate

nLizenziat(in) m(f), → Lizentiat(in) m(f); (= degree)Lizenziat nt, → Lizentiat nt