academician

noun
ac·​a·​de·​mi·​cian | \ ˌa-kə-də-ˈmi-shən How to pronounce academician (audio) , ə-ˌka-də- \

Definition of academician

1a : a member of an academy for promoting science, art, or literature
b : a follower of an artistic or philosophical tradition or a promoter of its ideas

Examples of academician in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Its history and capitalist bells & whistles aside, Khan Market has been the favoured hub of Delhi’s lawyers, academicians, politicians, and journalists. Manavi Kapur, Quartz India, "Who cares what Modi thinks, Khan Market is India’s entry in the world’s high street list again," 24 Nov. 2019 Calbright vernacular isn’t the only thing old-school academicians find unfamiliar. Nanette Asimov, SFChronicle.com, "Calbright College opens Tuesday — where are the students and teachers?," 28 Sep. 2019 Hours before his inauguration, Mr. Erdogan dashed off a decree ordering the firing of another 18,000 state employees, most of them members of the police and army, but also teachers and academicians. New York Times, "Erdogan Begins New Term and Names His Son-in-Law Finance Minister," 9 July 2018 Although some academicians have suggested that the agency should be incorporated in RAS, it will now be absorbed into the new science ministry. Andrey Allakhverdov, Science | AAAS, "Head of controversial agency becomes Russian minister for science and higher education," 18 May 2018 The majority of British academicians never become full professors, much less at such an early age. Thomas H. Maugh Ii, latimes.com, "Stephen Hawking, who redefined the view of the universe for scientists and public alike, dies at 76," 14 Mar. 2018 So were all those renowned academicians who had spent billions devising the surveillance system. The Economist, "Midnight and countingStanislav Petrov was declared to have died on September 18th," 30 Sep. 2017 There’s the academician, the person who loves to do research, the advocate, the one who’s really good at going to court. Elisha Brown, The Atlantic, "Building Mentorship Out of Trauma," 22 Sep. 2017 The second annual conference gathers more than 200 Navy commanders, defense industry tycoons and academicians to three days of talks on how to adapt America’s Navy to wage war. Carl Prine, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Navy's surface warfare boss urges smarter, tougher sailors for future sea battles," 15 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of academician

1665, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

History and Etymology for academician

borrowed from French académicien, going back to Middle French, from academique academic entry 1 + -ien -ian

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“Academician.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/academician. Accessed 20 Feb. 2020.

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