diplomate

[dip-luh-meyt]
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noun
  1. a person who has received a diploma, especially a doctor, engineer, etc., who has been certified as a specialist by a board within the appropriate profession.

Origin of diplomate

First recorded in 1875–80; diplom(a) + -ate1
Can be confuseddiplomat diplomate
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diplomate

noun
  1. any person who has been granted a diploma, esp a physician certified as a specialist
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diplomate in Medicine

diplomate

[dĭplə-māt′]
n.
  1. One who has received a diploma, especially a physician certified as a specialist by a board of examiners.
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