scholar


scholar
01. The professor is a visiting [scholar] from East China Normal University, and is here to teach a course on modern Chinese history.
02. She is a leading [scholar] in her field, and is well-respected at home as well as abroad.
03. He followed in the steps of his father, who was a very intellectual, [scholarly] man with a love of literature.
04. She has published articles in a number of [scholarly] journals.
05. He has to spend a certain number of hours each week on [scholarly] research.
06. There has been a great deal of [scholarly] debate on the issue.
07. He won a [scholarship] to study biochemistry at McGill University.
08. She won the award in recognition of her [scholastic] achievements, as well as her community service.
09. There is a Yiddish proverb which states that a nation's treasure is its [scholars].
10. Jazz musician Nnamdi Azikiwe once said that originality is the essence of true [scholarship].
11. There is a Hebrew proverb which observes that rivalry of [scholars] advances wisdom.
12. Georg Hegel once said that the learner always begins by finding fault, but the [scholar] sees the positive merit in everything.
13. Oliver Wendell Holmes once suggested that the world's great men have not commonly been great [scholars], nor its great [scholars] great men.
14. In the early fifteenth century, [scholars] in China compiled an encyclopedia consisting of 11,095 volumes.
15. Throughout their history, the Vietnamese have respected and honored their [scholars] and teachers.
16. In the 8th century, King Trisongdetsen of Tibet invited the Buddhist [scholar] Santiraksita of India to visit his country.
17. Tim is applying for a number of [scholarships] and hopes to get enough money to pay for his tuition next year.
18. Musical [scholars] note that in the fourteenth century there was no uniform way of performing music.

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  • Scholar — Schol ar, n. [OE. scoler, AS. sc[=o]lere, fr. L. scholaris belonging to a school, fr. schola a school. See {School}.] 1. One who attends a school; one who learns of a teacher; one under the tuition of a preceptor; a pupil; a disciple; a learner;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scholar — mit Stab und Ordenskleid Scholar (von lateinisch „scola“: „Schule“) nannte man einen fahrenden Schüler oder Studenten oder einen akademisch gebildeten Kleriker ohne Amt und feste Stellung (siehe auch Vagant, Goliarde). In der hoch und… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • scholar — [skäl′ər] n. [ME scoler < OE scolere or OFr escoler, both < ML < LL scholaris, relating to a school < L schola, SCHOOL1] 1. a) a learned person b) a specialist in a particular branch of learning, esp. in the humanities [a Mark Twain… …   English World dictionary

  • Scholar — Scholar, s. Scholares …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Scholār — (lat.), im Mittelalter soviel wie Schüler, Student oder überhaupt Gelehrter …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • scholar — index disciple, expert, pedagogue, specialist Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • scholar — (n.) O.E. scolere student, from M.L. scholaris, from L.L. scholaris of a school, from L. schola (see SCHOOL (Cf. school) (n.1)). The Medieval Latin word widely borrowed, e.g. O.Fr. escoler, Fr. écolier, O.H.G. scuolari, Ger. Schü …   Etymology dictionary

  • scholar — should be used to mean a learned person or the holder of a scholarship (at a school or university), not as a substitute term for a school pupil …   Modern English usage

  • scholar — [n] person who is very involved in education and learning academic, augur, bookish person, bookworm*, brain*, critic, disciple, doctor, egghead*, gnome*, grind*, intellectual, learned person, learner, litterateur, person of letters, philosopher,… …   New thesaurus

  • scholar — ► NOUN 1) a specialist in a particular branch of study, especially the humanities; a distinguished academic. 2) chiefly archaic a person who is highly educated or has an aptitude for study. 3) a university student holding a scholarship. ORIGIN… …   English terms dictionary

  • scholar — [[t]skɒ̱lə(r)[/t]] scholars 1) N COUNT A scholar is a person who studies an academic subject and knows a lot about it. [FORMAL] The library attracts thousands of scholars and researchers. ...an influential Islamic scholar. 2) N COUNT: usu adj N… …   English dictionary


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