Definition of academic year in English:

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academic year

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noun

The period of the year during which students attend an educational institution, usually from September to June. Also called school year.
Example sentences
  • It's unlikely you'll find out your re-mark grade before the beginning of the academic year in September.
  • BBC News Online will catch up with the Sussex University students again at the end of the academic year.
  • Writing in the summer, he devotes the academic year primarily to teaching and service.
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