bursar


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bur·sar

 (bûr′sər, -sär′)
n.
An official in charge of funds, as at a college or university; a treasurer.

[Middle English burser, from Medieval Latin bursārius, from Late Latin bursa, purse; see bursa.]

bursar

(ˈbɜːsə)
n
1. (Education) an official in charge of the financial management of a school, college, or university
2. (Education) chiefly Scot and NZ a student holding a bursary
[C13: from Medieval Latin bursārius keeper of the purse, from bursa purse]

bur•sar

(ˈbɜr sər, -sɑr)

n.
a treasurer or business officer, esp. of a college or university.
[1400–50; late Middle English bouser, variant of bourser < Anglo-French; Old French borsier < Medieval Latin bursārius a purse-keeper, treasurer]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bursar - the treasurer at a college or university
financial officer, treasurer - an officer charged with receiving and disbursing funds
Translations

bursar

[ˈbɜːsəʳ] N (Univ etc) → tesorero/a m/f; [of school] → administrador(a) m/f

bursar

[ˈbɜːrr] néconome mf

bursar

nSchatzmeister(in) m(f), → Finanzverwalter(in) m(f)

bursar

[ˈbɜːsəʳ] n (Univ) → economo/a
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I now discovered that he also kept a particularly mellow Scotch whiskey, an excellent cigar, and a fund of anecdote of which a mordant wit was the worthy bursar.
from which they derived their name, or the bursars of the college of Dormans on their shaved tonsure, and their surtout parti-colored of bluish-green, blue, and violet cloth,
On the day after the school's machine was installed, the bursar was in for a shock.
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She was a bursar at the British School of Bahrain and an active volunteer at the Bahrain Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals during her 10 years here.
That is the grim message from a Birmingham group of school bursars and business managers as they prepare to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Birmingham Bursar Group.