academic

[ ak-uh-dem-ik ]
/ ˌæk əˈdɛm ɪk /
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adjective

noun

Origin of academic

1580–90; < Latin Acadēmicus < Greek Akadēmeikós. See academy, academe, -ic

SYNONYMS FOR academic

Related forms

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British Dictionary definitions for nonacademic (1 of 2)

nonacademic

/ (ˌnɒnækəˈdɛmɪk) /

adjective

not related to, involved in, or trained in academic disciplines

British Dictionary definitions for nonacademic (2 of 2)

academic

/ (ˌækəˈdɛmɪk) /

adjective


noun

a member of a college or university

Derived Forms

academically, adverb
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