Word forms: plural academics. 1. adjective [ADJECTIVE noun] Academic is used to describe things that relate to the work done in schools, colleges, and universities, especially work which involves studying and reasoning rather than practical or technical skills.What does academic mean?
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word academic. hypothetical or theoretical and not expected to produce an immediate or practical result marked by a narrow focus on or display of learning especially its trivial aspects A member of the Academy; a follower of Plato, a Platonist. Etymology: * First attested in 1588.What is another word for academia?
Another word for academic. Characterized by a narrow concern for book learning and formal rules, without knowledge or experience of practical matters: bookish, donnish, formalistic, inkhorn, literary, pedantic, pedantical, scholastic. Concerned primarily with theories rather than practical matters: abstract, speculative, theoretic, theoretical.What is the etymology of the word academia?
First-declension noun. From Latin acadēmīa, from Ancient Greek Ἀκαδημία (Akadēmía), a grove of trees and gymnasium outside of Athens where Plato taught; from the name of the supposed former owner of that estate, the Attic hero Akademos . " academia " in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.