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1 a person of deep wisdom or learning
  • scholars have long debated whether there is ever such a thing as a truly selfless act

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2 a person with a high level of knowledge or skill in a field
  • a scholar who is a specialist in the history of ancient Greece

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3 one who attends a school
  • a competition for promising young scholars from across the country

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  • nonstudent
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The first known use of scholar was before the 12th century

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“Scholar.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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