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Adjective
/ˌakəˈdemik/,
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Of or relating to education and scholarship,
  1. Of or relating to education and scholarship
    • - academic achievement
    • - he had no academic qualifications
  2. Of or relating to an educational or scholarly institution or environment
    • - students resplendent in academic dress
  3. (of an institution or a course of study) Placing a greater emphasis on reading and study than on technical or practical work
    • - an academic high school that prepares students for the best colleges and universities
  4. (of a person) Interested in or excelling at scholarly pursuits and activities
    • - Ben is not an academic child but he tries hard
  5. (of an art form) Conventional, esp. in an idealized or excessively formal way
    • - academic painting
  6. Not of practical relevance; of only theoretical interest
    • - the debate has been largely academic
Noun
  1. A teacher or scholar in a college or institute of higher education


  1. associated with academia or an academy; "the academic curriculum"; "academic gowns"
  2. academician: an educator who works at a college or university
  3. hypothetical or theoretical and not expected to produce an immediate or practical result; "an academic discussion"; "an academic question"
  4. marked by a narrow focus on or display of learning especially its trivial aspects
  5. (academicism) scholasticism: orthodoxy of a scholastic variety
  6. Academia, Acadème, or the Academy are collective terms for the community of students and scholars engaged in higher education and research.
  7. (Academia (publishing house)) Academia (from Platonic Academy) was a Soviet publishing house prior to fusion with Goslitizdat. ...
  8. A member of the Academy; a follower of Plato, a Platonist; A member of an academy, college, or university; an academician; A person who attends an academy; Belonging to an academy or other higher institution of learning; Belonging to the school or philosophy of Plato; as, the academic sect or ...
  9. (Academics) Anything directly related to the delivery of instruction.  Course descriptions, Class Schedules, Faculty Information, Graduation Requirements, etc.
  10. (Academics) Basic, general areas of study such as English, mathematics, science, social studies, foreign language, etc., as opposed to strictly technical or vocational courses. High school success in these core subjects is used as a predictor of success in college.
  11. (Academics) Each department has a term, some departments have subterms (English has a 'writers corner') Graduation and Scholarships live here as well.
  12. (Academics) Majors / Areas of StudyAugustana General Education StudiesFaculty DirectoryHonors ProgramsSummer ProgramsInternational ProgramsFellowships & external scholarshipsGraduationAcademic ResourcesAcademic CentersCatalogRegistrarAdvisingAcademic AffairsDean's ListHonor CodeCelebration of ...
  13. (Academics) Try adding post-, sociological, quantitative, comparative, historical, dynamic, conceptual, theoretical (RED) and concept, theory, approach, synthesis, and study (BLACK).
  14. (Academics) those employed by their peers to produce papers and books of references to their peers. /
  15. (Academia) academy; capoeira school
  16. (ACADEMIA) The academic life at universities and colleges, along with their usual esoteric and bourgeois concerns and pursuits. Also carries the implication that those who live and work there are divorced from the struggles of the masses in the real world. ...
  17. (Academia) the Academy; the school in Athens where Plato instructed students.
  18. (Academia) the official international bulletin of the University of Santo Tomas
  19. APL (historical dialect)/J | Haskell | Logo | ML | Prolog | Scheme
  20. a person with outstanding academic and/or professional experience who lectures or conducts research in a higher education institution or a research organisation established in accordance with national legislation and practice. ...
  21. in general, art made according to the practices of an established school, often nationally-identified and state-supported.
  22. The student has earned at least 12 credits in the core academic course areas of English, social studies, mathematics, and/or science but has less than 3 credits in any specific labor market preparation field.
  23. Every degree, diploma, and certificate program has learning outcomes. Each learning outcome is measured by the faculty in the program through a variety of assignments, tests, projects, and licensing examinations. ...
  24. The normal meaning of academic is the activities and people of educational institutions. In philosophy and logic, the word has a different meaning. An idea is academic if no possible course of action or perception is affected, whether or not it is true. It is an irrelevant idea.
  25. "Academic" is the general name given to members of university staff who are directly involved with the education of students. For example, a tutor would be an academic; a receptionist at the main office would probably not be an academic.