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


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

Origin of academia

1945–50; < New Latin, L. See academy Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for academia

school, college, academe, academicians

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the academic world
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