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bursary

[ bur-suh-ree ]
/ ˈbɜr sə ri /
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noun, plural bur·sa·ries.
Ecclesiastical. the treasury of a monastery.
British. a college scholarship.
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Origin of bursary

1530–40; <Medieval Latin bursāria treasurer's room, derivative of bursārius a treasurer. See bursar, -y3
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British Dictionary definitions for bursary

bursary
/ (ˈbɜːsərɪ) /

noun plural -ries
Also called: bursarship a scholarship or grant awarded esp in Scottish and New Zealand schools, universities etc
British
  1. the treasury of a college, etc
  2. the bursar's room in a college
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