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scholarschol‧ar /ˈskɒlə $ ˈskɑːlər/ ●○○ noun [countable]  1 INTELLIGENTan intelligent and well-educated person the great Dutch scholar Erasmus2 INTELLIGENTsomeone who knows a lot about a particular subject, especially one that is not a science subject a Shakespearean scholar3 SEsomeone who has been given a scholarship to study at a school or college He was a King’s scholar at Eton College.
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scholarHer husband, Calvin Stowe, was a minister and scholar.Biblical scholarsThe booklet provides full translations, and an excellent introduction by the doyen of Handel scholars, Winton Dean.Later scholars contented themselves with trying to find an abstract basis on which gender might turn out to be logical after all.However, legal scholars and noted criminal attorneys have warned against drawing any quick conclusions.Other scholars, however, believed that the effects of the Thera eruption would have been widely felt.a Rhodes scholarStill, the Astropath would remember, and some scholar on the Governor's staff might construe the meaning.While I hold these scholars and practitioners in the highest regard, I have not relied exclusively on their work.For quite a long time, scholars have attempted to discover exactly what effects television has on our young.
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