What does diploma mean?

Definitions for diploma
dɪˈploʊ mə; -mə tədiplo·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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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. Muharrem Ince:

    In recent days, as Tarzan has faced trouble, he's been rambling, we know he doesn't have a university diploma, but I'm wondering if he even has a middle school one.

  2. Wayne Knight:

    If you had to have a diploma or a GED to collect unemployment, you'd see a lot more kids staying in school.

  3. Megan Pohlmeier:

    He pulled me out of line and said, ‘I talked to you and your father and you are not to be wearing that. If I see you wearing that again, you will not receive your diploma,’.

  4. Julie Guevara:

    And you know what? As long as I get my diploma, I'm all right. I don't have to walk in line. we hope the governor hears us and does something about this.

  5. Maya Quinones:

    If we make something happen, if next year comes around and the PARCC test is gone, then I feel like we're successful, and you know what? As long as I get my diploma, I'm all right. I don't have to walk in line.

Images & Illustrations of diploma

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