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'academic'

Overview of noun academic

The noun academic has 1 sense


1. academician, academic, faculty member -- (an educator who works at a college or university)


Overview of adj academic
1. academic -- (associated with academia or an academy; "the academic curriculum"; "academic gowns")

2. academic -- (hypothetical or theoretical and not expected to produce an immediate or practical result; "an academic discussion"; "an academic question")

3. academic, donnish, pedantic -- (marked by a narrow focus on or display of learning especially its trivial aspects)



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