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What is a pundit?

A pundit is a Brahman scholar. In India, the term is a title of respect for a learned man. In the United States and elsewhere, a pundit is someone who presents himself in an authoritative manner to comment or criticize or make judgments. He may or may not be a learned man. 

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This was last updated in December 2008
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