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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Licentiate  \Li*cen"ti*ate\  (l[-i]*s[e^]n"sh[i^]*[asl]t  or 
  -sh[asl]t;  106),  n.  [LL.  licentiatus  fr  licentiare  to  allow 
  to  do  anything  fr  L.  licentia  license.  See  {License},  n.] 
  1.  One  who  has  a  license  to  exercise  a  profession;  as  a 
  licentiate  in  medicine  or  theology. 
  The  college  of  physicians,  in  July,  1687,  published 
  an  edict,  requiring  all  the  fellows,  candidates,  and 
  licentiates,  to  give  gratuitous  advice  to  the 
  neighboring  poor.  --Johnson. 
  2.  A  friar  authorized  to  receive  confessions  and  grant 
  absolution  in  all  places,  independently  of  the  local 
  clergy.  [Obs.]  --Chaucer. 
  3.  One  who  acts  without  restraint,  or  takes  a  liberty,  as  if 
  having  a  license  therefor.  [Obs.]  --Bp.  Hall. 
  4.  On  the  continent  of  Europe,  a  university  degree 
  intermediate  between  that  of  bachelor  and  that  of  doctor. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Licentiate  \Li*cen"ti*ate\  (-sh[i^]*[=a]t),  v.  t. 
  To  give  a  license  to  [Obs.]  --L'Estrange. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  :  holds  a  license  (degree)  from  a  (European)  university 

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