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Adjective
Relating to education and scholarship
“The school has a culture that is deeply focused on academic achievement.”
Adjective
Of, or relating to, education, schooling, or intellectual pursuits
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“The author has settled for a more academic approach to his dissertation.”
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Of theoretical interest only
“Those without first-hand experience will only have an academic understanding of this issue.”
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Intended to teach, particularly in having moral instruction as an ulterior motive
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Mysterious, obscure
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Based on abstract reasoning
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Being the authoritative or definitive source of, or reference for
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Existing only in the realms of one's imagination
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A person engaged in scholarly pursuits in an institute of higher education
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“He was an academic, kind of an unemployable poet who might lecture once or twice at the local community college.”
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Someone who constructs theories, especially in the arts or sciences
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A person who is excessively concerned with minor details and rules or with displaying academic learning
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A person in the same position, involved in the same activity, or otherwise associated with another
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