One who has received a diploma, especially a physician certified as a specialist by a board of examiners.(noun)
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Use "diplomate" in a sentence
"Thus being a "diplomate" of the National Board of Medical Examiners means nothing more than the fact that the doctor has passed a standard licensing exam."
"She is have the diplomate, schollar, leader that Hillary is."
"This isn't a comment that a statesman, a diplomate would make."