bursary

noun bur·sa·ry \ ˈbər-sə-rē , ˈbərs-rē \

Definition of bursary

plural bursaries
1 :the treasury of a college or monastery
2 British :a monetary grant to a needy student :scholarship

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Origin and Etymology of bursary

Medieval Latin bursaria, from bursa


BURSARY Defined for English Language Learners

bursary

noun

Definition of bursary for English Language Learners

  • : an amount of money that a student is given to help pay for college or university study : a scholarship or grant


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