scholarship

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From scholar +‎ -ship.

Noun[edit]

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scholarship (plural scholarships)

  1. A grant-in-aid to a student.
  2. The character or qualities of a scholar.
  3. The activity, methods or attainments of a scholar.
  4. (uncountable) The sum of knowledge accrued by scholars; the realm of refined learning.
  5. (Australia, dated) The first year of high school, often accompanied by exams that needed to be passed before advancement to the higher grades.

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Synonyms[edit]

  • (money to assist a student to study): allowance, grant, stipend, subsidy, bursary
  • (character of a scholar):
  • (activity of a scholar):
  • (knowledge accrued by the activity of scholars):

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