What does diploma mean?

Definitions for diploma
dɪˈploʊ mə; -mə tədiplo·ma

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. diploma, sheepskinnoun

    a document certifying the successful completion of a course of study

Wiktionary

  1. diplomanoun

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

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Diplomanoun

    A letter or writing conferring some privilege, so called because they used formerly to be written on waxed tables, and folded together.

    Etymology: διϖλωμα.

ChatGPT

  1. diploma

    A diploma is a certificate or document issued by an educational institution, such as a university, college, or high school, attesting that the recipient has successfully completed a particular course of study or program. It is usually awarded after the successful completion of studies, showing proof of qualification or competence in a certain subject or field.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Diplomanoun

    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

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

Wikidata

  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. Megan Pohlmeier -RRB- Kautz:

    She earned her diploma, so we are not going to deny her that, the only thing we would deny her is the ability to go through the graduation ceremony. Our graduation ceremony, as it states in our (student) handbook, is voluntarily. It is not something that is mandated to get the diploma.

  2. John Butler:

    You don't stop a kid from receiving his high school diploma, already the most important moment of their life to that point, you don't take that away for something as small as shoes -- and that's exactly what was going to happen.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Captain Edmund Blackadder, Blackadder Goes Forth:

    I, on the other hand, have a degree from the University of Life, a diploma from the School of Hard Knocks, and three gold stars from the Kindergarten of Getting the Shit Kicked Out of Me.

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