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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A private school for special training, such as art or music.

Usage examples (36)
  • LeAnn practiced dancing every day to assure her admission to the dance academy.
  • This academy is a wonderful idea and I would love to teach there.
  • Campbell "embodies what the academy is all about, and that's what everyone in this country should be trying to be," Millen said.
  • The academy is considering Scientific Insight Into the for more
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  • In "academia" or the academic world, you will certainly find a specialized or advanced school known as an "academy."
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