Definition of 'ivory tower'
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WHEN SCOTLAND RULED THE WORLD: The Story of the Golden Age of Genius, Creativity and Exploration (2002)
The idea of an ivory tower university where reason and disinterested study reign supreme bears little relation to reality.The Chomsky Update - Linguistics and Politics (1990)
He hid in no ivory tower.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
This may be the life of the mind, but it is no ivory tower.Times, Sunday Times (2006) Times, Sunday Times (2014) Times, Sunday Times (2007) Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Instead of putting me off in some ivory tower somewhere, it puts me deeper into contact with reality.Christianity Today (2000)
It's all very well as a large company sitting in your ivory tower but if you have two months with no sales you are in trouble.Times, Sunday Times (2009) The Times Literary Supplement (2014) The Sun (2006)
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Definition of ivory tower from the Collins English Dictionary