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academia Syllabification: ac·a·de·mi·a
Pronunciation: /ˌakəˈdēmēə/

Definition of academia in English:


The environment or community concerned with the pursuit of research, education, and scholarship: he spent his working life in academia
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  • Youth is a rare species, and much loved - as much by art and academia as by market research.
  • If medical academia is to flourish research and education must be given equal weight.
  • Similar influences are at work in the arts, education, academia and especially in the sphere of politics.


1950s: from Latin (see academy).

Words that rhyme with academia

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