diploma diploma  /dɪ ˈploʊ mə/


  • (n) a document certifying the successful completion of a course of study


  1. The FBI tries to throw the book at burgeoning diploma millsSassafras Herbert proudly displays her handsome diploma from the American Association of Nutrition and Dietary.
  2. But the firm's requirement of a high school diploma is as much about a mind-set as it is about a skill-set, says Claxton.
  3. No doubt the diploma will open up countless new opportunities for him, but Spielberg plans to stick with this directing thing for a while longer.


  1. Diploma Policy changes; now allows for two degrees

    Upon graduating this spring, Lauren Ashley Peet looked forward to receiving two diplomas – one for a degree in English, and the other for a degree in psychology.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: College Heights Herald

  2. 97-year-old man gets high school diploma

    WATERTOWN, N.Y., June 11 (UPI) -- A 97-year-old World War II veteran finally received his high school diploma in a special ceremony in his New York state living room.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: UPI

  3. NY Man, 97, Gets Diploma 8 Decades Later

    Upstate NY man, 97, gets his high school diploma 8 decades after dropping out, serving in WWII        
    on June 11, 2013     Source: ABC News

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  1. "We measure progress by how many people can find a job that pays the mortgage; whether you can put a little extra money away at the end of each month so you can someday watch your child receive her college diploma," Obama said.
    on Aug 28, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: Hindu

  2. A source close to Jamie - the younger sister of troubled singer Britney Spears - told People magazine: "She's already got her diploma. She wants to take her college entrance test. She's not wasting any time. People don't know her. When she gets...
    on Feb 26, 2008 By: Britney Spears Source: Stuff.co.nz

  3. Lamenting that many foreign doctoral candidates must leave the country after graduation, Romney added: "I'd rather staple a green card to your diploma and say that if you can get a Ph.D. from one of our great institutions, we'd love you to stay...
    on Sep 24, 2007 By: Mitt Romney Source: Forbes

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