Definitions for academiaˌæk əˈdi mi ə, -ˈdim yə, -ˈdɛm i ə, -ˈdɛm yə

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ac•a•de•mi•aˌæk əˈdi mi ə, -ˈdim yə, -ˈdɛm i ə, -ˈdɛm yə(n.)

  1. the academic world; academe.

    Category: Education

Origin of academia:

1945–50; < NL, L

Princeton's WordNet

  1. academia, academe(noun)

    the academic world

Wiktionary

  1. academia(Noun)

    The scientific and cultural community engaged in higher education and research, taken as a whole.

    Academia continues to provide scientific education, despite attempts to turn it into a system of professional schooling.

  2. Origin: * acadēmīa, from (Akadēmia), a grove of trees and gymnasium outside of Athens where Plato taught; from the name of the supposed former owner of that estate, the Attic hero Akademos. See also academy, academe, Akademeia. Modern sense of "the world of universities and scholarship" recorded from 1956.

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  1. Academia

    Academia is the community of students and scholars engaged in higher education and research.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

academy(noun)

a higher school for special study

Academy of Music.

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