Definition of 'academic'
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The group will champion high academic standards rather than expanding selection. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Teachers and archaeologists criticised the move as evidence that the curriculum was being reduced to core academic or practical subjects. Times, Sunday Times (2016)That would mean better links between academic research and industry, he said. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They link self-worth to academic success and lose a sense of themselves. Times, Sunday Times (2016)My father did a lot of academic work and took on churches in Peterborough and Corby. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Dad was more concerned with our thinking than academic success. Times, Sunday Times (2009)My preaching became more personal and less academic. Christianity Today (2000)The point at issue was in fact rather academic. Truman (1986)We have great need for able people whether with academic or more practical skills. Times, Sunday Times (2009)That was the end of his academic career. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Many are disruptive in class because they have no aptitude for further academic studies. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Providing students feedback about their behavior as well as the adequacy of their academic performances is critical. Advanced Educational Psychology For Educators, Researchers and Policymakers, (1995)The initiative aims to teach academics and business people a series of leadership skills. The Sun (2014)This is clearly the fashionable academic subject of the moment. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It also recommends a less academic focus in the early school years. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He was a man of letters rather than an academic. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)Nor does the book offer a fresh and robust defence of academic freedom. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)We have all found sound academic and practical training invaluable in the course of our working lives. The Sun (2008)Years of bad schooling cannot be put right at an academic university by massaging the entry requirements or providing remedial classes. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They could also include schools that mixed academic and vocational teaching as well as specialist schools such as sports or music colleges. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Within American academic circles he is a celebrity. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We support schools choosing academic selection where there's big local demand. The Sun (2016)This strange combination of academic success and off-duty hedonism continued throughout high school. Times, Sunday Times (2014)What is the university 's academic record? Times, Sunday Times (2006)Now academics are conducting research into the issue at two schools as part of a three-year experiment into social and emotional contagion. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Omega makes measuring devices and controls that go into industry, R&D departments and academic research. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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British English: academic /ˌækəˈdɛmɪk/ ADJECTIVE
Academic means relating to life or work in schools, colleges, and universities.
Their academic standards are high.
- American English: academic
- Arabic: أَكَادِيـمِيّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: acadêmico
- Chinese: 学术的
- Croatian: akademski
- Czech: akademický
- Danish: akademisk
- Dutch: academisch
- European Spanish: académico
- Finnish: akateeminen
- French: scolaire
- German: akademisch
- Greek: ακαδημαϊκός
- Italian: accademico
- Japanese: 大学の
- Korean: 학원의
- Norwegian: akademisk
- Polish: akademicki
- European Portuguese: académico
- Romanian: academic
- Russian: академический
- Spanish: académico
- Swedish: akademisk
- Thai: ด้านวิชาการ
- Turkish: akademik
- Ukrainian: академічний
- Vietnamese: mang tính học thuật
British English: academic NOUN
An academic is a member of a university or college who teaches or does research.
A group of academics say they can predict house prices through a computer program.
Definition of academic from the Collins English Dictionary
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