What does Diploma mean?

Definitions for Diploma
dɪˈploʊ mə; -mə təDi·plo·ma

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. diploma, sheepskin(noun)

    a document certifying the successful completion of a course of study

Wiktionary

  1. diploma(Noun)

    A document issued by an educational institution testifying that the recipient has earned a degree or has successfully completed a particular course of study.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Diploma(noun)

    a letter or writing, usually under seal, conferring some privilege, honor, or power; a document bearing record of a degree conferred by a literary society or educational institution

    Etymology: [L., fr. Gr. , fr. to double, fr. diplo`os twofold. See Double.]

Freebase

  1. Diploma

    A diploma is a certificate or deed issued by an educational institution, such as a university, that testifies that the recipient has successfully completed a particular course of study or confers an academic degree. In countries such as the United Kingdom and Australia, the word diploma refers to a level of academic award. The words diplomat and diplomacy have the same origin, from the official "folded papers" of accreditation delivered by ambassadors or delegates. In some countries, such as the UK and Australia, such a document can be called a testimonium or testamur, Latin for "we testify" or "certify", and so called from the word with which the certificate begins. In Ireland, it is generally called a parchment. The certificate that a Nobel laureate receives is also called a diploma. The term diploma is also used in some historical contexts, to refer to documents signed by a King affirming a grant or tenure of specified land and its conditions.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Diploma

    di-plō′ma, n. a writing conferring some honour or privilege, as a university degree, &c.—v.t. to furnish with a diploma. [L.,—Gr. diplōma, a letter folded double—diploos, double.]

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How to say Diploma in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Diploma in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Diploma in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Diploma in a Sentence

  1. Sadira Stallings:

    HACC has made a huge difference in my life by permitting me to graduate with a degree before getting my actual diploma! Their low tuition rates and flexible course schedules are the only reason that this has been possible.

  2. Bill Larkin:

    I do not know what I need a diploma now for, I am not looking for a job. I have done just fine without one.

  3. Ramone Davenport:

    This might be something that Dohn High School just does. You know, once you come to Dohn and graduate, we're going to bring the diploma to you, in a traditional graduation, you call a person's name and they walk across the stage. This is more personal. I'm spending seven or eight minutes talking directly to that kid about their accomplishments and the families are right there on the lawn. They're getting a little more bang for their buck.

  4. Miko Kaihara:

    To each class we had to take our chair or stool along, we got our diploma in Poston, we were the first graduating class.

  5. William E. Brock:

    It's an insane tragedy that 700,000 people get a diploma each year and can't read the damned diploma.

Images & Illustrations of Diploma

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