Definitions for academeˈæk əˌdim, ˌæk əˈdim

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ac•a•demeˈæk əˌdim, ˌæk əˈdim(n.)

  1. the academic environment.

    Category: Education

  2. any place of instruction; school.

    Category: Education

  3. a scholar or pedant.

    Category: Education

Origin of academe:

1580–90; < L Acadēmus (see academy )

Princeton's WordNet

  1. academia, academe(noun)

    the academic world


  1. academe(Noun)

    An academy; a place of learning.

  2. academe(Noun)

    The scholarly life, environment, or community.

  3. Origin: * From academia, from Ἀκαδημία; see academy. Academe (frequently capitalized) is a poetic name for the garden or grove near ancient Athens where taught, supposedly named for its former owner, the hero Ἀκάδημος (; Ἑκάδημος, Hekademos).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Academe(noun)

    an academy


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