meaning of bursary

bursary meaning in General Dictionary

The treasury of an university or monastery

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  • the treasury of a public establishment or religious purchase
  • The treasury of a college or monastery.
  • A scholarship or charitable basis in a university, as in Scotland; an amount provided to allow students to pursue their scientific studies.

bursary meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"treasury," 1690s, from Medieval Latin bursaria "treasurer's room," from bursarius (see bursar).


bursary meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) The treasury of a college or monastery.

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  • (letter.) A scholarship or charitable basis in a university, such as Scotland; a sum given to allow students to pursue his scientific studies.

Sentence Examples with the word bursary

In 1838 he obtained the pension Suard, a bursary of 150o francs a year for three years, for the encouragement of young men of promise, which was in the gift of the academy of Besancon.

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