noun Date: circa 1846 the granting of licenses especially to practice a profession; also the state of being licensed

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • licensure — li·cen·sure līs ən shər, .shu̇r n 1) the state or condition of having a license granted by official or legal authority to perform medical acts and procedures not permitted by persons without such a license <applicant must have RN licensure> …   Medical dictionary

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  • licensure — noun chiefly N. Amer. the granting of a licence, especially to carry out a trade or profession …   English new terms dictionary

  • licensure — li·cen·sure …   English syllables

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