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Licentiate

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(1):

(v. t.) To give a license to.

(2):

(n.) A friar authorized to receive confessions and grant absolution in all places, independently of the local clergy.

(3):

(n.) One who acts without restraint, or takes a liberty, as if having a license therefor.

(4):

(n.) On the continent of Europe, a university degree intermediate between that of bachelor and that of doctor.

(5):

(n.) One who has a license to exercise a profession; as, a licentiate in medicine or theology.


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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Licentiate'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/web/l/licentiate.html. 1828.

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