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academy

a·cad·e·my

academy

 
pronunciation:
kae d mi
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part of speech: noun
inflections: academies
definition 1: an institution of learning, often private or specialized.
Before college, I went to the local high school, but my sister attended a private academy in Massachusetts.
definition 2: an institution for the advancing of a particular field of learning.
He's studying film at the academy of fine arts.
similar words:
institute
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  art, education, school