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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Diploma  \Di*plo"ma\,  n.;  pl  {Diplomas}.  [L.,  fr  Gr  ?,  fr  ? 
  to  double,  fr  ?  twofold.  See  {Double}.] 
  A  letter  or  writing,  usually  under  seal,  conferring  some 
  privilege,  honor,  or  power;  a  document  bearing  record  of  a 
  degree  conferred  by  a  literary  society  or  educational 
  institution. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  diploma 
  n  :  a  document  certifying  the  successful  completion  of  a  course 
  of  study  [syn:  {sheepskin}] 




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