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acca

/ˈækə/
noun
1.
(Austral, informal) an academic
Word Origin
C20: shortened form of academic

ACCA

abbreviation
1.
Associate of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants
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  • This assumption of authority by Abbas caused a bitter and angry schism at acca.

    Bahaism and Its Claims Samuel Graham Wilson
  • Baha Ullah died at acca in May, 1892, in his seventy-fifth year.

    Bahaism and Its Claims Samuel Graham Wilson
  • The only child of this wife, a girl, was born at acca in 1873.

    Bahaism and Its Claims Samuel Graham Wilson
  • They were still confined to acca in 1906 when I visited Haifa.

    Bahaism and Its Claims Samuel Graham Wilson
  • He robbed his victim of £350, with part of which he bought and sent goods to acca.

    Bahaism and Its Claims Samuel Graham Wilson
  • Professor Browne, in his interviews at Famagusta and at acca, did obeisance to each of them.

    Bahaism and Its Claims Samuel Graham Wilson
  • "The doctors do say poor Mr. Turnbull was poisoned by acca—aconitine," stumbling over the word.

    The Red Seal Natalie Sumner Lincoln
  • The inference is plain that no native of acca had become Bahai through forty years of contact with Baha and his seventy followers.

    Bahaism and Its Claims Samuel Graham Wilson
  • And Æthelwold, bishop (of Lindisfarne) and acca died, and Cynwulf was consecrated bishop.

  • The narrative shows, however, that public sentiment among the believers at acca strongly favoured taking more than one wife.

    Bahaism and Its Claims Samuel Graham Wilson

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