[ ak-uh-duh-meez, -mees, uh-kad-uh- ]
/ ˌæk ə dəˈmiz, -ˈmis, əˌkæd ə- /
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pedantic, pretentious, and often confusing academic jargon: a presumably scholarly article written in incomprehensible academese.
QUIZ YOURSELF ON “THEIR,” “THERE,” AND “THEY’RE”
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Which one of these commonly confused words can act as an adverb or a pronoun?
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Example sentences from the Web for academese
Here, the researchers, in classic academese, add a final qualifier.