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academy

 
Noun academy has 4 senses
  1. academy - a secondary school (usually private)
    --1 is a kind of
    secondary school, lyceum, lycee, Gymnasium, middle school
  2. academy, honorary society - an institution for the advancement of art or science or literature
    --2 is a kind of institution, establishment
    --2 has members: academician
    --2 has particulars:
     Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; Academy of Television Arts and Sciences; French Academy; National Academy of Sciences; Royal Academy, Royal Academy of Arts; Royal Society, Royal Society of London for Improving Natual Knowledge
  3. academy - a school for special training
    --3 is a kind of
    school
    --3 has particulars:
     yeshiva, yeshivah; police academy; military academy; naval academy; air force academy; Plato's Academy
  4. academy - a learned establishment for the advancement of knowledge
    --4 is a kind of
    establishment
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