academia

[ak-uh-dee-mee-uh, -deem-yuh, -dem-ee-uh, -dem-yuh]

noun

(sometimes initial capital letter) the milieu or interests of a university, college, or academy; academe.

Nearby words

  1. acacia,
  2. acacia avenue,
  3. acad.,
  4. academe,
  5. academese,
  6. academic,
  7. academic costume,
  8. academic dress,
  9. academic freedom,
  10. academic gown

Origin of academia

1945–50; < New Latin, L. See academy

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academia

noun

the academic world
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