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Overview of noun academic

The noun academic has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (2) academician, academic, faculty member

(an educator who works at a college or university)

Overview of adj academic

The adj academic has 3 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (18) academic

(associated with academia or an academy; "the academic curriculum"; "academic gowns")

2. (3) academic

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

3. (2) academic, donnish, pedantic

(marked by a narrow focus on or display of learning especially its trivial aspects) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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