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  • noun Plural form of scholar.

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Examples

  • After the Waco incident, scholarship exploded on cult research, and now, "new religious movement" is the term scholars use to neutralize the pejorative aspects of "cult."

    The Washington Post: National, World & D.C. Area News and Headlines - washingtonpost.com

  • By this, I have always meant as at "Qumran" -- the name scholars give to the subject of "the Dead Sea Scrolls" to avoid repeating this tedious phraseology -- it being the location of the River Wadi emptying into the Dead Sea where the Scrolls were found what the documents themselves say and not the more imprecise conclusions of paleography, archaeology or even AMS carbon dating, such as these may be.

    Robert Eisenman: The James Ossuary: Is It Authentic? (An Update)

  • His reference to Negro dialect may have been a garbled version of nonstandard Negro English, the term scholars were using for black English until well into the 1970s.

    A Sensitive Subject: Harry Reid's Language On Race

  • This is the phrase scholars use to describe historical research over the past two hundred years related to Jesus and the origins of early Christianity.

    The Jesus Dynasty

  • This is the phrase scholars use to describe historical research over the past two hundred years related to Jesus and the origins of early Christianity.

    The Jesus Dynasty

  • These families have “surnames” such as Lutheran, Eastern Orthodox, Anglican, Pentecostal and “non-Christian,” the term scholars traditionally use for the major Asian religions.

    It’s in His Blood

  • "Negro dialect" may have been a garbled version of "nonstandard Negro English," the term scholars were using for Black English until well into the 1970's.

    NPR Topics: News

  • "Negro dialect" may have been a garbled version of "nonstandard Negro English," the term scholars were using for black English until well into the 1970s.

    NPR Topics: News

  • "Negro dialect" may have been a garbled version of "nonstandard Negro English," the term scholars were using for Black English until well into the 1970's.

    NPR Topics: News

  • No poets in our language, who were what we call scholars, have ever written plays which delight or affect the audience.

    The Lives of the Poets of Great Britain and Ireland

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