ac·​a·​de·​mi·​cian ˌa-kə-də-ˈmi-shən How to pronounce academician (audio)
: a member of an academy for promoting science, art, or literature
: 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 Other founding principals include fellow academicians Andrei Shleifer and Robert Vishny. Charles Rotblut, Forbes, 29 Feb. 2024 The Sacklers were aided by a lot of historians and academicians who put forth revisionist arguments in favor of rehabilitating opioids. Arun A.k., Los Angeles Times, 12 Feb. 2024 This year, there were 3,107 entries with submissions of over 9,000 beers from all over the United States, which a panel of 32 judges, including industry experts, academicians and beer enthusiasts, analyzed. Bahar Anooshahr, The Arizona Republic, 13 July 2023 The first reactor is now being commissioned and developed by world-leading physicists, engineers, and academicians at the KTH Royal Institute of Technology’s Alfvén Laboratory in Stockholm. Jon Stojan, USA TODAY, 2 Sep. 2023 The research of Twenge and two other prominent academicians on the harmful effects of social media was influential in introduction of the legislation, reports the Deseret News. Diane Bell, San Diego Union-Tribune, 27 Apr. 2023 But one group that does is the American Gear Manufacturers Association (AGMA), a voluntary trade association of companies, consultants, and academicians whose work is the science, design, and manufacturing of gears, and whose annual meeting is being held this week in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Jim Vinoski, Forbes, 16 Mar. 2023 Known as a defense thinker and strategist, Carter was a nuclear expert, three-time Pentagon executive, budget guru and academician who had served as a defense civilian in the building over a period of 35 years. Tara Copp, Anchorage Daily News, 25 Oct. 2022 These include Walmart and an academician named Peter MacKeith. Rex Nelson, Arkansas Online, 11 Oct. 2020

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Word History


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

First Known Use

1665, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

Time Traveler
The first known use of academician was in 1665

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“Academician.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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