Bursar

  • 1bursar — bur‧sar [ˈbɜːsə ǁ ˈbɜːrsər] noun [countable] 1. JOBS FINANCE ACCOUNTING someone whose job is to deal with the accounts and finances of a college or university 2. a college or university student in Scotland who receives a bursary * * * bursar UK… …

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  • 2Bursar — Bur sar, n. [LL. bursarius, fr. bursa purse. See {Burse}, and cf. {Purser}.] 1. A treasurer, or cash keeper; a purser; as, the bursar of a college, or of a monastery. [1913 Webster] 2. A student to whom a stipend or bursary is paid for his… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3bursar — index comptroller Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 4bursar — (n.) treasurer of a college, 1580s, from Anglo L. burser treasurer (13c.), from M.L. bursarius purse bearer, from bursa (see PURSE (Cf. purse)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5bursar — ► NOUN 1) chiefly Brit. a person who manages the financial affairs of a college or school. 2) Scottish a student holding a bursary. ORIGIN Latin bursarius, from bursa bag, purse …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6bursar — [bʉr′sər] n. [ML bursarius, treasurer < bursa: see PURSE] 1. a treasurer, as of a college or similar institution 2. in Scotland, a university student who has a scholarship …

    English World dictionary

  • 7Bursar — A Bursar is a senior professional financial administrator in a school or university. According to the bursar s website at San Jose State University, “Bursar is a term unique to higher education and means a Business Officer, or Custodian of… …

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  • 8bursar — UK [ˈbɜː(r)sə(r)] / US [ˈbɜrsər] noun [countable] Word forms bursar : singular bursar plural bursars someone who is in charge of financial matters in a school or college …

    English dictionary

  • 9bursar — [[t]bɜ͟ː(r)sə(r)[/t]] bursars N COUNT The bursar of a school or college is the person who is in charge of its finance or general administration. Syn: treasurer …

    English dictionary

  • 10bursar —   n. college or school treasurer; holder of bursary.    ♦ bursarial, a.    ♦ bursary, n. office of bursar; scholarship at school or university …

    Dictionary of difficult words

  • 11bursar — noun Etymology: Anglo French & Medieval Latin; Anglo French burser, from Medieval Latin bursarius, from bursa Date: 13th century an officer (as of a monastery or college) in charge of funds ; treasurer …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 12bursar — /berr seuhr, sahr/, n. 1. a treasurer or business officer, esp. of a college or university. 2. (in the Middle Ages) a university student. 3. Chiefly Scot. a student attending a university on a scholarship. [1400 50; < ML bursarius a purse keeper …

    Universalium

  • 13bursar — noun the treasurer of a university, college or school …

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  • 14bursar — Synonyms and related words: accountant, auditor, bookkeeper, cashier, cashkeeper, chamberlain, compensator, comptroller, controller, curator, defrayer, depositary, depository, financial officer, liquidator, payer, paymaster, purse bearer, purser …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 15bursar — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. treasurer, controller, purser, cashier; see accountant , treasurer …

    English dictionary for students

  • 16bursar — bur|sar [ˈbə:sə US ˈbə:rsər] n [Date: 1200 1300; : Medieval Latin; Origin: bursarius, from bursa bag (for money) ] someone at a school or college who deals with the accounts and office work …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17bursar — bur|sar [ bɜrsər ] noun count someone who is in charge of financial matters in a school, college, or university …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18bursar — see PURSE …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 19bursar — bur·sar || bɜːsÉ™ n. cashier, treasurer …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 20bursar — noun 1》 chiefly Brit. a person who manages the financial affairs of a college or school. 2》 Scottish a student holding a bursary. Origin ME: from Fr. boursier or med. L. bursarius, from bursa (see bursa) …

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