from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One who has received a diploma, especially a physician certified as a specialist by a board of examiners.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To invest with a title or privilege by a diploma; diploma.
  • noun One who holds a diploma.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb rare To invest with a title or privilege by diploma.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A professional who has earned a diploma.
  • verb To give a diploma to.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun medical specialist whose competence has been certified by a diploma granted by an appropriate professional group


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