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licensure

[ lahy-suh n-sher, -shoo r ]
/ ˈlaɪ sən ʃər, -ˌʃʊər /
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noun

the granting of licenses, especially to engage in professional practice.

Nearby words

licensed, licensed aircraft engineer, licensed practical nurse, licensed vocational nurse, licensee, licensure, licentiate, licentious, licentiously, licet, lich

Origin of licensure

First recorded in 1840–50; license + -ure
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Word Origin and History for licensure

licensure


n.

1808, from license + -ure.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper