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a. The academic environment, community, or world.
b. Academic life.
2. A place in which instruction is given to students.
3. A scholar, especially a pedant.
[From Latin Acadēmīa, the Academy; see academy.]
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1. (Education) any place of learning, such as a college or university
2. (Education) the grove of Academe the groves of Academe the academic world
[C16: first used by Shakespeare in Love's Labour's Lost (1594); see academy]
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ac•a•deme(ˈæk əˌdim, ˌæk əˈdim)
1. the academic environment.
2. any place of instruction; school.
3. a scholar or pedant.
[1580–90; < Latin Acadēmus (see academy)]
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A place of learning, or the world of education in general.
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|Noun||1.||academe - the academic world |
world, domain - people in general; especially a distinctive group of people with some shared interest; "the Western world"
college - the body of faculty and students of a college
university - the body of faculty and students at a university
tenure - give life-time employment to; "She was tenured after she published her book"
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