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
British Dictionary definitions for academic
Word Origin and History for academic
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.