/ (ˌnɒnækəˈdɛmɪk) /
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not related to, involved in, or trained in academic disciplines
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
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Sanger felt, to the contrary, that it was the nonacademic masses who tended to be annoying.
A nonacademic once translated what I did as building and observing economic terraria.