erudite+person

  • 1 erudite person — educated person, learned person, scholarly person …

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  • 2 erudite — adj. 1 (of a person) learned. 2 (of writing etc.) showing great learning. Derivatives: eruditely adv. erudition n. Etymology: ME f. L eruditus past part. of erudire instruct, train (as E , rudis untrained) …

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  • 3 Erudition — The word erudition came into Middle English from Latin. A scholar is erudite (Latin eruditus ) when instruction and reading followed by digestion and contemplation have effaced all rudeness ( e (ex ) + rudis ), that is to say smoothed away all… …

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  • 4 Cyprian, Metropolitan of Moscow — Cyprian (Bulgarian: Киприан, Russian: Киприан, Ukrainian: Кипріан) (c. 1336 – 16 September 1406) was Metropolitan of Moscow (since 1381), Metropolitan of Moscow and all Russia (since 1390). (The official title was Metropolitan of Kiev and All Rus …

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  • 5 scholar — scholarless, adj. /skol euhr/, n. 1. a learned or erudite person, esp. one who has profound knowledge of a particular subject. 2. a student; pupil. 3. a student who has been awarded a scholarship. [bef. 1000; < LL scholaris, equiv. to L schol(a)… …

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  • 6 brainiac — noun a very intelligent and usually studious, erudite person, can be derogatory [ …

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  • 7 Monrad Metzgen — Monrad Siegfried Metzgen (1894 13 May 1956, Belize) was a well known national hero of Belize having been a leading citizen in the Colony of British Honduras. Contents 1 Family 2 Government Service 3 Military Service …

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  • 8 savant — n. Scholar, learned man, erudite person, one of the literati, man of science …

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  • 9 scholar — n. 1. Disciple, pupil, student, learner. 2. Savant, man of letters, philomath, learned man, erudite person. 3. Pedant …

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  • 10 scholar — schol•ar [[t]ˈskɒl ər[/t]] n. 1) a learned or erudite person, esp. one who has profound knowledge of a particular subject 2) cvb a student who has been awarded a scholarship 3) a student; pupil • Etymology: bef. 1000; ME scoler(e), OE scolere… …

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  • 11 savant — /ˈsævənt / (say savuhnt), /səˈvɒnt/ (say suh vont) noun a learned or erudite person. {French, noun use of (former) present participle of savoir, from Latin sapere be wise} –savante, feminine noun …

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  • 12 scholar — /ˈskɒlə / (say skoluh) noun 1. a learned or erudite person. 2. a student; pupil. 3. a student who, because of merit, etc., is granted money or other aid to pursue his or her studies. {Late Latin scholāris; replacing Middle English and Old English …

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  • 13 evil to him who evil thinks — Medieval Fr. honi soit qui mal y pense is the motto of the Order of the Garter, originated in 1348 or 1349 by King Edward III of England; the saying is well known in its French form as well as being current in a variety of English versions. Quots …

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  • 14 literature — /lit euhr euh cheuhr, choor , li treuh /, n. 1. writings in which expression and form, in connection with ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features, as poetry, novels, history, biography, and essays. 2.… …

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  • 15 Seventeenth-century materialism: Gassendi and Hobbes — T.Sorell In the English speaking world Pierre Gassendi is probably best known as the author of a set of Objections to Descartes’s Meditations. These Objections, the fifth of seven sets collected by Mersenne, are relatively long and full, and… …

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  • 16 Ion Creangă — Creangă redirects here. For other uses, see Creangă (surname). Ion Creangă Nică al lui Ştefan a Petrei Ion Torcălău Ioan Ştefănescu Born 1837 or 1839 Târgu Neamţ Died …

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  • 17 Islamic arts — Visual, literary, and performing arts of the populations that adopted Islam from the 7th century. Islamic visual arts are decorative, colourful, and, in religious art, nonrepresentational; the characteristic Islamic decoration is the arabesque.… …

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  • 18 Liste der Träger des Ig-Nobelpreises — In dieser Liste werden die Preisträger des Ig Nobelpreises aufgelistet und mit ihren ausgezeichneten Arbeiten kurz vorgestellt: Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 1991 bis 2000 1.1 1991 1.2 1992 1.3 1993 …

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  • 19 nonfictional prose — Introduction       any literary work that is based mainly on fact, even though it may contain fictional elements. Examples are the essay and biography.       Defining nonfictional prose literature is an immensely challenging task. This type of… …

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  • 20 Reynato Puno — Infobox Philippine Supreme Court Chief Justice honorific prefix = The Honourable name=Reynato S. Puno order=22nd term start=December 8, 2006 term end= predecessor= Artemio V. Panganiban successor= nominator=Gloria Macapagal Arroyo date of birth=… …

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