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academic

ac·a·dem·ic

academic

 
 
pronunciation:
ae k de mihk
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having to do with a school.
Universities are academic institutions.
similar words:
educational
definition 2: having to do with learning or study.
She should spend more time on her academic work and less on sports.
synonyms:
learned
similar words:
intellectual, knowledgeable, literary, scientific, well-read
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a teacher or scholar at a college or university.
Her mother is a lawyer and her father is an academic.
synonyms:
instructor, professor, teacher
similar words:
doctor, fellow, scholar
derivation: academically (adv.)
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