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variants also academical
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as in educational
of or relating to schooling or learning especially at an advanced level "If you spent more time in academic pursuits and less time in social ones, you could easily make good grades," the dean told Valerie

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as in intellectual
very learned or educated but inexperienced in practical matters academic thinkers who have no understanding of realpolitik

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“Academic.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/academic. Accessed 12 Jul. 2024.

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