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American English: /ˌækəˈdɛmɪk/
British English: /akəˈdɛmɪk/

Translation of academic in Spanish:


  • 1 1.1 (in higher education)
    academic dress
    Example sentences
    • In the academic environment, student retention and retention of alumni loyalty are important strategic goals.
    • Pressures within the academic environment itself may subtly push professors toward viewing their students as would-be clones of themselves.
    • The sex workers who come for training have to learn what research is about, what the budgets involve, how to negotiate within an unfamiliar academic environment.
    1.2 (scholarly)
    para eruditos or académicos
    intelectualmente capaz
    they adopted an academic approach to the problem
    adoptaron un enfoque muy intelectual
    Example sentences
    • Most of my academic friends engage in similar pursuits.
    • At the moment, we attract a very intellectual, academic audience and we want to make it a cultural centre which will welcome family groups.
    • You may not have all the book smarts that some people do, and I was certainly never an academic person.
  • 2 (abstract)
    puramente teórico
    it is a matter of purely academic interest
    es una cuestión de interés puramente intelectual
    that's academic now
    eso ya no tiene ninguna trascendencia
    Example sentences
    • This is something that is of more academic than practical interest.
    • The final game against Castlebar Mitchells was of academic interest only as Ballyhaunis could not make the play-offs.
    • These are questions of more than academic interest.


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