noun, plural di·plo·mas, Latin di·plo·ma·ta [dih-ploh-muh-tuh] /dɪˈploʊ mə tə/.
verb (used with object), di·plo·maed, di·plo·ma·ing.
Origin of diploma
Related formspre·di·plo·ma, nounun·di·plo·maed, adjective
Examples from the Web for diploma
The “doctorate” Duke claims is from an anti-Semitic Ukranian “diploma mill” as described by the State Department.
This is not the case, but the reality is worse: losing access to a diploma and getting kicked out of school.The University Of New Orleans’ Cigarette Ban Is Total BS|Chloé Valdary|October 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This formula excludes students who take longer than four years to earn their diploma, and GEDs and other special diplomas.The Daily Beast's Top High Schools 2014: Methodology|Brandy Zadrozny|August 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Palestinians who do manage to receive a diploma, against all odds, are faced with yet another challenge.The Not-So-Bright Future of Palestine's Class of 2013|Maysoon Zayid|June 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He said he already had his diploma and was studying at a community college to be an electrician.
"I forgot how long it takes to get a diploma," he said, walking away again.Rose in Bloom|Louisa May Alcott
How appropriate that she shares in the diploma that I doubly value for her sake!The Chautauquan, Vol. III, January 1883|The Chautauquan Literary and Scientific Circle
They unanimously elected me an Academician, and I have received the diploma.Art in England|Dutton Cook
Whether Biscuit or his mother was prouder of the diploma when it came, would have been hard to tell.Sube Cane|Edward Bellamy Partridge
If a popular vote had been necessary, not one of them would yet have her diploma.