academic


academic
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, philosophy abstract, closet, conjectural, formalistic, hypothetical, notional, speculative, theoretical; concepts 402,529 —Ant. ordinary, plain, practical, simple academic [n] scholar or university/college teacher academician, lecturer, professor, pupil, scholar, scholastic, student, tutor; concept 350 —Ant. ignoramus

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