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bursary

[bur-suh-ree] /ˈbɜr sə ri/
noun, plural bursaries.
1.
Ecclesiastical. the treasury of a monastery.
2.
British. a college scholarship.
Origin
1530-1540
1530-40; < Medieval Latin bursāria treasurer's room, derivative of bursārius a treasurer. See bursar, -y3
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  • Relatively recently, bursary money for pre-service teacher training was made available at both the national and district level.
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bursary

/ˈbɜːsərɪ/
noun (pl) -ries
1.
Also called bursarship. a scholarship or grant awarded esp in Scottish and New Zealand schools, universities etc
2.
(Brit)
  1. the treasury of a college, etc
  2. the bursar's room in a college
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Word Origin and History for bursary
n.

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

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