What does academia mean?

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

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. academia, academe(noun)

    the academic world


  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.


  1. Academia

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


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of academia in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of academia in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Robert Reich:

    In Washington, it's dog eat dog. In academia, it's exactly the opposite.

  2. Aveek Bhattacharya:

    I was basically going to default to academia, I was pretty sure I was going to do a PhD when I started my masters.

  3. Huiyao Wang:

    If returnees want to do innovation, in academia there is traditional resistance and old practices, it's the private sector that really attracts people to start new ventures.

  4. Chief Executive Joe Jimenez:

    He's very ... agnostic as to where a technology rests, whether it's in academia or in another company or in our company, so you could see a much more open view of where we're going to source new technologies.

  5. Eli Khamarov:

    Academia forcibly tells you about all the great men and revolutionaries, and rebels, especially the rebels, who have changed the world for the better. But they wouldn't notice him were he standing right in front of them.

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