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Noun academic has 1 sense
  1. academician, academic, faculty member - an educator who works at a college or university
    --1 is a kind of educator, pedagogue
    --1 has particulars: professor, prof

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Noun - Plural

1. The members of a school, college, or university faculty that are engaged in teaching and research.

Example sentence: The academics at the university are renowned for their expertise in their respective fields.

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Noun - Singular

1. The educational environment and activities within a school, college, or university.

Example sentence: The student was dedicated to excelling in both athletics and academics.

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1. Relating to education and scholarship.

Example sentence: The academic achievement of the students was recognized with awards and scholarships.

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1. In a manner that is characteristic of scholarly pursuits.

Example sentence: The student presented their research findings academically, with proper citations and references.

Related term: Academician

1. A member of an academy or learned society.

Example sentence: The award was given to the academician for their contributions to the field of mathematics.

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