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scholar

Pronunciation: /ˈskɑːlər; ˈskɒlə(r)/

Translation of scholar in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (learned person) erudito, (masculine, feminine), estudioso, (masculine, feminine) a Bible scholar un especialista en textos bíblicos Arabic scholar arabista (masculine and feminine) Latin scholar latinista (masculine and feminine) Oriental scholar orientalista (masculine and feminine) scholars have been unable to agree on a date los especialistas or estudiosos no se han puesto de acuerdo en la fecha
    Example sentences
    • It required a cadre of scholars specialized in, and devoted to, the study of organizations.
    • These scholars first write brief position papers, which are read by the group.
    • This much has been known about Portus for generations as scholars have both read what ancient authors wrote about the harbour and explored the surviving remains.
    1.2 (holder of scholarship) becario, (masculine, feminine)
    Example sentences
    • He is now a junior and a Point Foundation scholar at Emory University in Atlanta.
    1.3 (pupil) [literary/literario] alumno, (masculine, feminine), escolar (masculine and feminine)
    Example sentences
    • He lived in the imperial capital Beijing from 1523 to 1526 before retiring back to his native city to live the life of a scholar and a gentleman.
    Example sentences
    • At 14 he returned to being a full-time scholar at Dunbar High School, where he excelled at mathematics, and then at 16 he went back to the millwright's trade.
    • In Lacedaemon, pedagogues chastised their scholars by biting their thumb.
    • She drew attention to the centre's complementary courses aimed at preparing scholars for university entrance.

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