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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The scholarly activities of a school or university, as classroom studies or research projects

Usage examples (40)
  • Adjective : academic requirements. ,an academic question; an academic discussion of a matter already decided. ,academic painting. ,academic...
  • Noun : He was by temperament an academic, concerned with books and the arts. ,more emphasis on academics and less on athletics
  • It's a cliche, of course; for many people the term "academics" is just naturally preceded by "stuffy."
  • When I was young we traveled a lot (father in academics). for more
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