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academic

Synonyms of academic in English:

adjective

  • 1 an academic institution
  • 2 his academic turn of mind
    informal brainy, inkhorn
    dated lettered
  • 3 the debate has been largely academic
    impractical, unrealistic, ivory-tower
  • noun

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  • 1 a group of Russian academics
    scholar, lecturer, teacher, tutor, professor, fellow, man/woman of letters, don, bluestocking
    informal egghead, bookworm
    formal pedagogue
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