Qualify for office, especially as a teacher in a German university: Heisenberg had already habilitated at the University of Göttingen
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- He habilitated in 1928, the year that Heidegger moved back to Freiburg to take up his former teacher's chair.
- That Hume should suffer the agony of defeat by those he did so much to habilitate would be a cruel final irony.
- Subsequently he went to Berlin as coworker of Max where he habilitated in 1929.
early 17th century: from medieval Latin habilitat- 'made able', from the verb habilitare, from habilitas (see ability).
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- Of course, it did not escape him, that the number of doctorates, habilitations, and docents slowly but surely fell off, although the number of students increased considerably.
- She submitted a thesis for her habilitation to the University of Berlin but it was not immediately accepted.
- In 1847 Eisenstein received his habilitation from the University of Berlin and began to lecture.
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