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licensure

[lahy-suh n-sher, -shoo r] /ˈlaɪ sən ʃər, -ˌʃʊər/
noun
1.
the granting of licenses, especially to engage in professional practice.
Origin of licensure
1840-1850
1840-50; license + -ure
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licensure

n.

1808, from license + -ure.

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