Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of, relating to, or characteristic of scholars or scholarship: scholarly pursuits; a scholarly edition with footnotes. See Synonyms at learned.

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  • adj. of or relating to scholars or scholarship

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Like a scholar, or learned person; showing the qualities of a scholar.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of, pertaining to, or denoting a scholar; characterized by scholarship; learned; befitting a scholar: as, a scholarly man; scholarly attainments; scholarly habits.
  • Synonyms Learned, Scholarly. See learned and studious.
  • In the manner of a scholar; as becomes a scholar.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. characteristic of scholars or scholarship

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Examples

  • More temporary faculty means less access to tenured faculty engaged in scholarly activity.

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  • I would love to be able to express my missing-meta-maxime in scholarly terms .. because it seems to me there is something to be formalised in this direction ….

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  • Literature as academic study is covered in scholarly fashion; literature as enjoyment, as intellectual stimulation, as a dance of words, is sadly absent.

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  • He specialized both in scholarly editions of classic authors, and English literature, Malthus, Boswell, Johnson, Marlowe, Shakespeare and Isaac Walton.

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  • It may be that the "indulgent inclinations" really do need to be indulged outside the classroom and elsewhere than in scholarly journals.

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  • Christopher L. Peterson, a law professor at the University of Utah who has criticized the record-keeping company's business model in scholarly articles, says the foreclosure furor is a serious challenge to MERS because the documentation problems show the company is doing an end run around hundreds of years of American property law.

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  • The growing trend in scholarly publishing, particularly in the natural sciences and health, is to eschew exclusive copyright protection in favor of a model that permits widespread and instantaneous publication.

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  • Now compare the movement in scholarly/scientific circles with the situation of Catholic ritual texts.

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  • The details of this remarkable upheaval in scholarly publishing can be read in publications such as the Chronicle of Higher Education and many other online resources.

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  • SPARC e-news - April 2009: a bimonthly newsletter features the latest SPARC activities, an industry roundup, upcoming workshops and events, as well as articles related to developments in scholarly communication

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