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bursar

noun [C] uk   /ˈbɜː.sər/ us    /ˈbɝː.sɚ/
the person in a college or university (in the UK also a school), who deals with its financial affairs
Translations of “bursar”
in Chinese (Traditional) (學校、大學裡的)財務主管…
in Chinese (Simplified) (学校、大学里的)财务主管…
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