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Origin of academic
Examples from the Web for academic
Are you seeing more commercial pressure from academic presses for historians to sexy it up a bit?
They are afflicted with “progressive spiritual emptiness,” he said, which no amount of academic honors and degrees can fill.Pope Francis Denounces the Vatican Elite’s 'Spiritual Alzheimer’s'|Barbie Latza Nadeau|December 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Academic freedom has been a hot debate within education circles.
Wolfenden was an academic and seen by the establishment as a “safe pair of hands.”The Castration of Alan Turing, Britain’s Code-Breaking WWII Hero|Clive Irving|November 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The academic, historic, and geopolitical nonsense that Khomeinism equals Iran has lasted long enough.
Political, religious, academic, and social abuses were thrown on to the screen fearlessly.Rowlandson's Oxford|A. Hamilton Gibbs
He received an academic education, studied law, and was admitted to the Lexington bar in 1797.Kentucky in American Letters, v. 1 of 2|John Wilson Townsend
The academic ideal was another and a fresh link that connected the nations together.The History of England|T.F. Tout
He determined at once to give up art and to return to his academic studies.Ole Bull|Sara C. Bull
His academic work there was continued, with slight interruptions, till 1261.Library Of The World's Best Literature, Ancient And Modern, Vol. 2|Charles Dudley Warner
1580s, "relating to an academy," also "collegiate, scholarly," from Latin academicus "of the Academy," from academia (see academy). Meaning "theoretical, not practical, not leading to a decision" (such as university debates or classroom legal exercises) is from 1886. Academic freedom is attested from 1901. Related: Academically.