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Spanish translation of “scholar”


noun /ˈskolə/
a person of great knowledge and learning a fine classical scholar. a person who has been awarded a scholarship As a scholar, you will not have to pay college fees. scholarly adjective having or showing knowledge a scholarly person a scholarly book. scholarliness noun scholarship noun knowledge and learning a man of great scholarship. money awarded to a good student to enable him to go on with further studies She was awarded a travel scholarship.
(Definition of scholar from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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