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scholarship

noun uk   /ˈskɒl.ə.ʃɪp/ us    /ˈskɑː.lɚ-/
[U] serious, detailed study: a work of great scholarshipC1 [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.
Translations of “scholarship”
in Korean 장학금…
in Arabic مِنْحة دِراسِيّة…
in Portuguese bolsa de estudos…
in Catalan beca…
in Japanese 奨学金…
in Italian borsa di studio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 學問, 學術, 學術研究…
in Russian стипендия, ученость, эрудиция…
in Turkish burs, ilim tahsili, bilim…
in Chinese (Simplified) 学问, 学术, 学术研究…
in Polish stypendium, nauka…
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