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  • n. The action of the verb to study.
  • v. Present participle of study.

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

  • n. reading carefully with intent to remember


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  • But as I recall, Robert sent me the first chapter, which begins with two impoverished schoolgirls from the Hollow of the title studying together and spelling the word for an adult sex toy.


  • Something Susan said to be the other day made me realise that for her studying is a way of bettering her position, a means to an end rather than the end itself.

    The World of Work « Tales from the Reading Room

  • I spent a term studying in London in May 2006 and I really miss it and am hoping to go back someday!


  • Only two or three days ago a little, quiet man, who turned out to be a bit of a property-owner down at Fulham, came to me and said that ever since Mr. Jacob Herapath's murder he'd been what he called studying over it, and he thought he ought to tell me something.

    The Herapath Property

  • There he spent a term studying green politics at Minnesota University followed by a brief period in New York as a factchecker on Left-wing publication The Nation.

    Home | Mail Online

  • The motivation arrived last year when my eldest daughter, fresh from a term studying abroad in Italy, came home and said I should build a brick pizza oven because they had one on her campus which they fired up several times and had group pizza parties which she enjoyed.

    The Fresh Loaf

  • Thanks to the House of St Barnabas, she started at university this term studying social care.

    Evening Standard - Home

  • In her first year at OU Rachelle spent a term studying at Central St. Martins College of Art and Design in London, where the three months she spent exploring opened her eyes to alter Videos

  • Unlike other novels where the authors merely state "Oh! Look, a zombie", you have quite a bit of science on how the disease works, delving into prions (which are important in studying human and animal nuerological disorders like mad cow disease, as I understand it) and TSEs.

    April 2009

  • Tarun Khanna, an Indian professor at Harvard Business School who has done outstanding work in studying entrepreneurship in China and India, says: China wiped its slate clean in the Cultural Revolution.

    Indian Entrepreneurship Trumps Chinese


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