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scholarnoun [C]

 us   /ˈskɑl·ər/
a person with great knowledge, usually of a particular subject
A scholar is also a student who has been given a college or university scholarship (= money to pay for studies).
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scholarnoun [C]

uk   /ˈskɒl.ər/  us   /ˈskɑː.lɚ/
C1 a person who studies a subject in great detail, especially at a university: a classics/history scholar Dr Miles was a distinguished scholar of Russian history.
informal someone who is intelligent or good at learning by studying: David's never been much of a scholar.

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