Examples of scholar in a Sentence
She's a renowned scholar of African-American history.
scholars have long debated whether there is ever such a thing as a truly selfless act
Recent Examples of scholar from the Web
In the 1970s and ’80s, a group of University of Chicago scholars upended antitrust law by arguing that the benefits of economic efficiency created by mergers outweighed any concerns over company size.
While excluding black people, American university scholars were simultaneously teaching their students that black people deserved to be enslaved due to their racial inferiority.
The undergraduates targeted Heather Mac Donald, a Manhattan Institute scholar who often focuses on law enforcement.
Scholars have defended the importance of aid in fostering economic growth and democratization.
Twenty-five Maguire scholars are currently enrolled at St. Joseph’s, and with the Maguires’ gift, the university anticipates being able to expand the program to students from a broader geographic area, Reed said.
SI’s Jay Jaffe, our resident scholar on all matters involving Cooperstown, has pointed out that no player post-1960 has been inducted into the Hall of Fame with fewer than 2,000 hits.
There are other scholars who do think it’s correct.
Without word from the (now former?) friend, we're left to believe she was rendered speechless in the presence of meats typically reserved for America's greatest scholars.
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Origin and Etymology of scholar
Middle English scoler, from Old English scolere & Anglo-French escoler, from Medieval Latin scholaris, from Late Latin, of a school, from Latin schola school
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
SCHOLAR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of scholar for English Language Learners
: a person who has studied a subject for a long time and knows a lot about it : an intelligent and well-educated person who knows a particular subject very well
: someone who has been given a scholarship
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