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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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,
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So her prim and cosy world is turned upside down when a secret society of undergraduates meets by the river on a gloomy January afternoon, only to find the drowned body of the college bursar floating in her canoe.
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School bursar Pauline Wood has also retired, after 27 years at the school.