academician

[ ak-uh-duh-mish-uh n, uh-kad-uh- ]
/ ˌæk ə dəˈmɪʃ ən, əˌkæd ə- /

noun

a member of an association or institution for the advancement of arts, sciences, or letters.
a follower or promoter of the traditional trends in philosophy, art, or literature: Reforms were instituted over the protests of the academicians.

Nearby words

  1. academic gown,
  2. academic rank,
  3. academic year,
  4. academical,
  5. academicals,
  6. academicism,
  7. academicize,
  8. academism,
  9. academize,
  10. academus

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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British Dictionary definitions for academician

academician

/ (əˌkædəˈmɪʃən, ˌækədə-) /

noun

a member of an academy (sense 1)
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