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[ak-uh-duh-mish-uh n, uh-kad-uh-]
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  1. a member of an association or institution for the advancement of arts, sciences, or letters.
  2. a follower or promoter of the traditional trends in philosophy, art, or literature: Reforms were instituted over the protests of the academicians.
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Origin of academician

1740–50; < French académicien, equivalent to académic- academic + -ien -ian
Related formsnon·a·cad·e·mi·cian, noun
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Related Words for academician

scholar, pundit, doctor, philosopher, academic, academician, thinker, intelligentsia, lecturer, professor, student, intellect, brain, wizard, sage, egghead, genius, avant-garde, whiz, highbrow

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  1. a member of an academy (sense 1)
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