Definitions for academic
ˌæk əˈdɛm ɪkaca·dem·ic
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word academic.
academician, academic, faculty memberadjective
an educator who works at a college or university
associated with academia or an academy
"the academic curriculum"; "academic gowns"
hypothetical or theoretical and not expected to produce an immediate or practical result
"an academic discussion"; "an academic question"
academic, donnish, pedanticadjective
marked by a narrow focus on or display of learning especially its trivial aspects
A member of the Academy; a follower of Plato, a Platonist.
A member of an academy, college, or university; an academician.
A person who attends an academy.
One who is academic in practice.
Belonging to an academy or other higher institution of learning; also a scholarly society or organization.
Pertaining to or characteristic of a school.
Belonging to the school or philosophy of Plato; as, the academic sect or philosophy.
Being scholarly; literary or classical, in distinction from scientific.
Conforming to set rules and traditions; conventional; formalistic.
Having an aptitude for study.
Having no practical importance.
To be so scholarly as to be unaware of the outside world.
Theoretical or speculative.
I have always had an academic interest in hacking.
Etymology: * First attested in 1588.
alt. of Academical
one holding the philosophy of Socrates and Plato; a Platonist
a member of an academy, college, or university; an academician
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ak-ad-em′ik, n. a Platonic philosopher: a student in a college. [See Academy.]
The Roycroft Dictionary
1. Of, or pertaining to, fossils; vegetative; parasitic; the opposite of change, viable, evolution. 2. Relating to a society that promotes the love of the static and the immobile. 3. Apish, parrot-like, phonographic.
Relating to education.
The academic calendar is different to an ordinary calendar.
Submitted by MaryC on March 8, 2020
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'academic' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2149
Rank popularity for the word 'academic' in Adjectives Frequency: #288
The numerical value of academic in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of academic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
I'm not worried about the legal implication, i'm worried about kids' well-being and academic outcomes.
This has been a very painful experience, because, when I entered into all of this, Facebook was a close ally, i was thinking this would be helpful to my academic career and my relationship with Facebook. It has very clearly done the complete opposite.
It is an incredible honor to guest host Jeopardy!, i was raised in a very creative and academic family, but it wasn't until high school that I fell in love with science, and that love led me to a Ph.D. in neuroscience. I so appreciate that ‘Jeopardy!’ is a show that tests all aspects of intellect and allows the brightest minds to shine.
First and foremost is the health, safety and welfare of our students, faculty and staff, and the evolving data surrounding the progression of Covid-19 -- current and as forecast throughout the 2020-21 academic year.
All police departments should seek mechanisms of accountability and transparency. Accountability through academic studies and reports is beneficial, but there is no real substitute for local democratic accountability in a public and transparent forum.
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- acadèmicCatalan, Valencian
- πλατωνιστής, πλατωνικός, ακαδημαϊκός, θεωρητικόςGreek
- teórico, escolar, académicoSpanish
- yliopistollinen, teoreettinen, akateemikko, akateeminenFinnish
- academiala, akademialaIdo
- プラトン学派の人, 大学, 大学生, 学問, プラトン学派, 人文的, 学生, 非現実的, 学者Japanese
- academisch, academicus, universitairDutch
- akademikarNorwegian Nynorsk
- akademiker, akademiskNorwegian
- irrelevante, teórico, acadêmico, platônicoPortuguese
- universitară, universitar, academic, academicăRomanian
- академический, университетскийRussian
- akademisk, akademikerSwedish
- học tậpVietnamese
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