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noun [countable] scholar pronunciation in British English /ˈskɒlə(r)/
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  1. 1
    someone who studies a particular subject and knows a lot about it, especially a subject that is not scientific

    a distinguished scholar

    Scholars have long argued about the question.

    1. a.
      if someone is not a scholar or is no scholar, they have not studied much in their lives

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