Academic

  • 1 academic — ACADÉMIC, Ă, academici, ce, adj. 1. Care ţine de academie, privitor la academie. ♢ Titlu academic = diplomă obţinută într o şcoală de grad universitar. ♦ (Substantivat, m.; înv.) Membru al Academiei Române. 2. Distins, solemn; de o corectitudine… …

    Dicționar Român

  • 2 academic — Ⅰ. academic UK US /ˌækəˈdemɪk/ adjective ► relating to schools, colleges, and universities, or connected with studying and thinking rather than practical skills: »Employers nowadays are more interested in candidates abilities and personality… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 3 academic — The central meanings of this word (‘of or belonging to an academy or institution for higher learning’) survive, but a little more than a century ago it developed a depreciatory range of meanings ‘merely theoretical, having no practical… …

    Modern English usage

  • 4 Academic — Ac a*dem ic, Academical Ac a*dem ic*al, a. [L. academicus: cf. F. acad[ e]migue. See {Academy}.] 1. Belonging to the school or philosophy of Plato; as, the Academic sect or philosophy. [1913 Webster] 2. Belonging to an academy or other higher… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 academic — [adj1] relating to schooling, learning bookish, book learned, college, collegiate, erudite, intellectual, learned, pedantic, scholarly, scholastic, studious, university; concept 536 Ant. ignorant, untaught academic [adj2] relating to theories,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 6 academic — [ak΄ə dem′i kəlak΄ə dem′ik] adj. [L academicus < academia: see ACADEMY] 1. of colleges, universities, etc.; scholastic; scholarly 2. having to do with general or liberal rather than technical or vocational education 3. of or belonging to an… …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 academic — (adj.) 1580s, relating to an academy, also collegiate, scholarly, from L. academicus of the Academy, from academia (see ACADEMY (Cf. academy)). Meaning theoretical, not practical, not leading to a decision (such as university debates or classroom …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 8 Academic — Ac a*dem ic, n. 1. One holding the philosophy of Socrates and Plato; a Platonist. Hume. [1913 Webster] 2. A member of an academy, college, or university; an academician. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 academic — index didactic, disciplinary (educational), moot, speculative, theoretical Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 10 ACADEMIC — Press, Inc. (informationswissenschaftl. Veoeffentlicher) …

    Acronyms

  • 11 ACADEMIC — Press, Inc. (informationswissenschaftl. Veröffentlicher) …

    Acronyms von A bis Z

  • 12 academic — 1 scholastic, *pedantic, bookish Analogous words: *dry, arid: erudite, scholarly, *learned Contrasted words: unlettered, uneducated, untaught, unlearned, illiterate, *ignorant 2 * …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 13 academic — ► ADJECTIVE 1) relating to education and scholarship. 2) scholarly rather than technical or practical. 3) of only theoretical interest. ► NOUN ▪ a teacher or scholar in an institute of higher education. DERIVATIVES academically adverb …

    English terms dictionary

  • 14 academic — [[t]æ̱kəde̱mɪk[/t]] ♦♦♦ academics 1) ADJ: ADJ n Academic is used to describe things that relate to the work done in schools, colleges, and universities, especially work which involves studying and reasoning rather than practical or technical… …

    English dictionary

  • 15 academic — I UK [ˌækəˈdemɪk] / US adjective *** 1) a) [usually before noun] relating to education, especially education in colleges and universities The book brings together several academic disciplines. b) based on learning from books and study rather than …

    English dictionary

  • 16 academic — I. noun Date: 1587 1. a member of an institution of learning 2. a person who is academic in background, outlook, or methods 3. plural academic subjects < has no interest in academics > II. adjective also academical …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 17 academic — /ak euh dem ik/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to a college, academy, school, or other educational institution, esp. one for higher education: academic requirements. 2. pertaining to areas of study that are not primarily vocational or applied, as the… …

    Universalium

  • 18 academic — ac|a|dem|ic1 W2 [ˌækəˈdemık] adj 1.) [usually before noun] relating to education, especially at college or university level ▪ He possessed no academic qualifications. ▪ a program designed to raise academic standards 2.) [usually before noun]… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 academic — ac|a|dem|ic1 [ ,ækə demık ] adjective *** 1. ) usually before noun relating to education, especially education in colleges and universities: The book brings together several academic disciplines (=subjects). a ) based on learning from books and… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20 academic — 1 adjective 1 (usually before noun) connected with education, especially at college or university level: She loved the city, with its academic atmosphere. | academic books | a program designed to raise academic standards 2 (usually before noun)… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English