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  Definition of academic
  1. an educator who works at a college or university
  2. hypothetical or theoretical and not expected to produce an immediate or practical result; "an academic discussion"; "an academic question"
  3. marked by a narrow focus on or display of learning especially its trivial aspects
  4. associated with academia or an academy; "the academic curriculum"; "academic gowns"
Similar Words: academician, faculty member, donnish, pedantic

 

Hyponyms: professor, prof

 

Pertainyms: academia, academe

 

Anagrams: Medicaid, academia, acidemia

 

 
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