academia


ac·a·de·mia

noun \ˌa-kə-ˈdē-mē-ə\

: the life, community, or world of teachers, schools, and education

Full Definition of ACADEMIA

:  academe 1b

Examples of ACADEMIA

  1. She found the business world very different from academia.

Origin of ACADEMIA

New Latin, from Latin, academy
First Known Use: 1946

Other Education Terms

baccalaureate, colloquium, corequisite, dissertation, monograph, pedant, practicum, survey course, thesis

Rhymes with ACADEMIA

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