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diploma

[ dih-ploh-muh ]SEE DEFINITION OF diploma

Synonyms for diploma

  • credentials
  • degree
  • recognition
  • voucher
  • warrant
  • authority
  • award
  • charter
  • commission
  • confirmation
  • honor
  • sheepskin
  • shingle
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"That don't seem to line up with the doctor's diploma," commented Weary.

He's right out of medical school and is just as fresh as his diploma.

I think I saw a German diploma amongst the papers you forwarded to our committee?

If a popular vote had been necessary, not one of them would yet have her diploma.

"Tell us," said Phyllis laboriously, "about diploma——" and there it stuck.

In 1829 he obtained his diploma from the Royal College of Surgeons.

His future job depended on his diploma—and his girl depended on his job.

I'd rather never get a diploma than go back to old Rosenthal.

Do not attempt to pass through the world on your diploma or your class standing.

I did not know it then, but that word p. 120from him would have been as good as a diploma for me in Paris.

WORD ORIGIN

1640s, "state paper, official document," from Latin diploma, from Greek diploma "license, chart," originally "paper folded double," from diploun "to double, fold over," from diploos "double" (see diploid) + -oma. Specific academic sense is 1680s in English.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DIPLOMA

certificate

nounauthorizing document
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