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. Lawrence Haddad:

    Where leaders in government, civil society, academia and business are committed... anything is possible.

  3. 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.

  4. Ryan Sitton:

    This is not the time for anybody - the Railroad Commission, academia, federal or state jurisdictions - to be putting out half-cocked information.

  5. Lawrence Haddad:

    Despite the challenges, malnutrition is not inevitable, where leaders in government, civil society, academia and business are committed... anything is possible.

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