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English definition of “scholarly”

scholarly

adjective     /ˈskɒl.ə.li/ US  /ˈskɑː.lɚ-/
containing a serious, detailed study of a subject: a scholarly article/book/work/journalTypes of education describes someone who studies a lot and knows a lot about what they study: a scholarly young womanIntelligencePerceptive
(Definition of scholarly adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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