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di·plo·ma

 (dĭ-plō′mə)
n.
1. A document issued by an educational institution, such as a university, testifying that the recipient has earned a degree or has successfully completed a particular course of study.
2. A certificate conferring a privilege or honor.
3. An official document or charter.

[Latin diplōma, letter of introduction, from Greek, document, folded paper, from diploos, double; see dwo- in Indo-European roots.]

diploma

(dɪˈpləʊmə)
n
1. (Education) a document conferring a qualification, recording success in examinations or successful completion of a course of study
2. an official document that confers an honour or privilege
[C17: from Latin: official letter or document, literally: letter folded double, from Greek; see diplo-]

di•plo•ma

(dɪˈploʊ mə)

n., pl. -mas, Lat. -ma•ta (-mə tə)
1. a document given by an educational institution conferring a degree or certifying the successful completion of a course of study.
2. a document conferring some honor or privilege.
3. a public document, esp. one of historical interest.
[1635–45; < Latin diplōma a letter of recommendation, an official document < Greek díplōma a letter folded double]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.diploma - a document certifying the successful completion of a course of studydiploma - a document certifying the successful completion of a course of study
certificate, credential, credentials, certification - a document attesting to the truth of certain stated facts
Higher National Diploma, HND - a diploma given for vocational training that prepares the student for a career in a particular area; good students may progress to a course leading to a degree

diploma

noun qualification, degree, certificate a diploma in social work
Translations
diploma
دِبْلُوماشِهادَة دِبْلوم
diplom
diplomeksamensbevis
diplomo
diplomi
डिप्लोमा
diploma
ijazahsertifikat
prófskírteini
免状
졸업장
diplomas
diploms
diploma
diplomexamensbevis
ประกาศนียบัตร
văn bằng

diploma

[dɪˈpləʊmə] Ndiploma m

diploma

[dɪˈpləʊmə] ndiplôme m
a diploma in sth → un diplôme de qch
a diploma in social work → un diplôme d'assistante sociale

diploma

nDiplom nt; teacher’s diplomaLehrerdiplom nt; to hold a diploma inein Diplom haben in (+dat)

diploma

[dɪˈpləʊmə] ndiploma m
to have a diploma in → avere un diploma in, essere diplomato/a in

diploma

(diˈploumə) noun
a written statement saying that one has passed a certain examination etc. She has a diploma in teaching.

diploma

دِبْلُوما diplom diplom Diplom δίπλωμα diploma diplomi diplôme diploma diploma 免状 졸업장 diploma diplom dyplom diploma диплом diplom ประกาศนียบัตร diploma văn bằng 文凭
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