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 (ăk′ə-dē′mē-ə, -dā′-)
The academic community; academe.

[New Latin acadēmīa, from Latin, the Academy; see academy.]
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(Education) the academic world
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(ˌæk əˈdi mi ə, -ˈdim yə, -ˈdɛm i ə, -ˈdɛm yə)

the academic world; academe.
[1945–50; < New Latin, Latin]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.academia - the academic worldacademia - the academic world      
world, domain - people in general; especially a distinctive group of people with some shared interest; "the Western world"
college - the body of faculty and students of a college
university - the body of faculty and students at a university
tenure - give life-time employment to; "She was tenured after she published her book"
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noun academic life, learning, scholarship, academe (literary), university life, the groves of Academe (literary) strong links between industry and academia
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[ˌækəˈdiːmɪə] nmonde m universitaire
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