Definition of Academic in English :

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Academic meaning in English

Meaning of Academic in English

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Academic

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Noun

1. academic, academician, faculty member

an educator who works at a college or university

Adjective

1. academic

associated with academia or an academy

Example Sentences:
'the academic curriculum'
'academic gowns'

2. academic

hypothetical or theoretical and not expected to produce an immediate or practical result

Example Sentences:
'an academic discussion'
'an academic question'

3. academic, donnish, pedantic

marked by a narrow focus on or display of learning especially its trivial aspects


1. academic, academician, faculty member

an educator who works at a college or university


1. academic

associated with academia or an academy

Example Sentences:
'the academic curriculum'
'academic gowns'

2. academic

hypothetical or theoretical and not expected to produce an immediate or practical result

Example Sentences:
'an academic discussion'
'an academic question'

3. academic, donnish, pedantic

marked by a narrow focus on or display of learning especially its trivial aspects

Based on WordNet 3.0, Princeton University


Academic

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adjective
1. 
belonging or relating to a place of learning, esp a college, university, or academy
2. 
of purely theoretical or speculative interest
an academic argument
3. 
excessively concerned with intellectual matters and lacking experience of practical affairs
4. 
(esp of a schoolchild) having an aptitude for study
5. 
conforming to set rules and traditions; conventional
an academic painter
6. 
relating to studies such as languages, philosophy, and pure science, rather than applied, technical, or professional studies
noun
7. 
a member of a college or university

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Academic

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adjective
1. 
of colleges, universities, etc.; scholastic; scholarly
2. 
having to do with general or liberal rather than technical or vocational education
3. 
of or belonging to an academy of scholars, artists, etc.
4. 
following fixed rules or conventions; pedantic or formalistic
an academic style of painting
5. 
merely theoretical; having no direct practical application
an academic question
: Also ˌacaˈdemical (ˌækəˈdɛmɪkəl ; akˌədemˈikəl)
noun
6. 
a teacher or student at a college or university

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Academic

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adj.
1.
a. Of or relating to institutionalized education and scholarship, especially at a college or university.
b. Of or relating to studies that rely on reading and involve abstract thought rather than being primarily practical or technical.
c. Relating to scholarly performance: a student's academic average.
2. Academic Of or relating to the conservative style of art promoted by an official academy, especially the Académie des Beaux Arts in France in the nineteenth century.
3. Having little practical use or value, as by being overly detailed, unengaging, or theoretical: dismissed the article as a dry, academic exercise.
4. Having no important consequence or relevancy: The debate about who is to blame has become academic because the business has left town.
n.
1. A faculty member or scholar at an institution of higher learning, such as a university.
2. One who has an academic viewpoint or a scholarly background.

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