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scholarly

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adjective schol·ar·ly \-lē\

Simple Definition of scholarly

  • : concerned with or relating to formal study or research

  • : having the characteristics of a scholar

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of scholarly

  1. :  of, characteristic of, or suitable to learned persons :  learned, academic

Examples of scholarly in a sentence

  1. His writings have been recently given scholarly attention.

  2. She has a scholarly interest in music.

  3. a scholarly study of words and their origins



1638

First Known Use of scholarly

1638


SCHOLARLY Defined for Kids

scholarly

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adjective schol·ar·ly \ˈskä-lər-lē\

Definition of scholarly for Students

  1. :  like that of or suitable to learned persons





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