Definition of academical in English:


Line breaks: aca¦dem|ic¦al
Pronunciation: /akəˈdɛmɪk(ə)l


Relating to a college or university: the academical year
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  • He was created ‘poet-laureate’ by the universities of Oxford, Louvain, and Cambridge, an academical distinction.
  • And how well do we planners help our institutions as the academical village goes global?
  • He spoke, too, of the quality of food at his university, the exquisiteness of the Institute, which has a small library, but choice - and can call upon the Firestone to fulfill all of the scholars’ more obscure academical desires.


(academicals) British dated Back to top  
Formal university attire: the procession was robed in academicals

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