Definition of licensure in English:


Syllabification: li·cen·sure
Pronunciation: /ˈlīsənSHər, -ˌSHo͝or


chiefly North American
  • The granting or regulation of licenses, as for professionals: licensure for respiratory therapists
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    • Permits may be issued in certain professions where an applicant for licensure meets specific requirements.
    • A licensure examination tests more than technical knowledge, although that is a large part of it.
    • The current licensure processing time is approximately 4-8 weeks from the date the complete application packet is received.


mid 19th century: from license + -ure.

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