Bursary
Bursary Bur"sa*ry, n.; pl. {-ries}. [LL. bursaria. See {Bursar}.] 1. The treasury of a college or monastery. [1913 Webster]

2. A scholarship or charitable foundation in a university, as in Scotland; a sum given to enable a student to pursue his studies. ``No woman of rank or fortune but would have a bursary in her gift.'' --Southey. [1913 Webster] ||


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  • bursary — bur‧sa‧ry [ˈbɜːsəri ǁ ˈbɜːr ] noun bursaries PLURALFORM [countable] 1. ACCOUNTING FINANCE in the US, the place at a college or university where the accounts and finance are dealt with 2. FI …   Financial and business terms

  • bursary — index bank, repository, treasury Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • bursary — treasury, 1690s, from M.L. bursaria treasurer s room (see BURSAR (Cf. bursar)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • bursary — ► NOUN (pl. bursaries) chiefly Brit. ▪ a grant, especially one awarded to a student …   English terms dictionary

  • bursary — [bʉr′sə rē] n. pl. bursaries [ML bursaria < bursarius: see BURSAR] 1. a treasury, esp. of a college 2. in Scotland and Canada, a university scholarship …   English World dictionary

  • bursary — n. (BE) 1) to award a bursary 2) to receive a bursary * * * [ bɜːs(ə)rɪ] (BE) to award a bursary to receive a bursary …   Combinatory dictionary

  • Bursary — A bursary is strictly an office for a bursar and his or her staff in a school or college.In modern English usage, the term has become synonymous with bursary award , a monetary award made by an institution to an individual or a group to assist… …   Wikipedia

  • bursary — UK [ˈbɜː(r)s(ə)rɪ] / US [ˈbɜrsərɪ] noun [countable] Word forms bursary : singular bursary plural bursaries an amount of money given to someone to pay for their studies at a school, college, or university …   English dictionary

  • bursary — noun (esp. BrE) ADJECTIVE ▪ sports, travel VERB + BURSARY ▪ award sb, offer sb, provide sb with ▪ receive, win …   Collocations dictionary

  • bursary — [[t]bɜ͟ː(r)səri[/t]] bursaries N COUNT A bursary is a sum of money which is given to someone to allow them to study in a college or university. [mainly BRIT] Syn: scholarship …   English dictionary

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