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scholarly

[skol-er-lee] /ˈskɒl ər li/
adjective
1.
of, like, or befitting a scholar:
scholarly habits.
2.
having the qualities of a scholar:
a scholarly person.
3.
concerned with academic learning and research.
adverb
4.
like a scholar.
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600; scholar + -ly
Related forms
scholarliness, noun
pseudoscholarly, adjective
quasi-scholarly, adjective
superscholarly, adjective
unscholarly, adjective
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