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scholarship

noun uk   /ˈskɒl.ə.ʃɪp/ us    /ˈskɑː.lɚ-/
[U] serious, detailed study: a work of great scholarship C1 [C] an amount of money given by a school, college, university, or other organization to pay for the studies of a person with great ability but little money: He got/won a scholarship to Eton. Paula went to the Royal College of Music on a scholarship.
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