Synonyms of academic in English:



  • 3 the debate has been largely academic
    theoretical, conceptual, notional, philosophical, unpragmatic, hypothetical, speculative, conjectural, conjectured, suppositional, putative; indefinite, abstract, vague, general; impractical, unrealistic, ivory-tower, irrelevant, useless
    rare suppositious, suppositive, ideational
    [Antonyms] practical
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  • a group of Russian academics is researching this phenomenon
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