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(adj., noun, adj.sat)


There are 4 meanings of the word Academic.

How to pronounce academic:


Academic - as an adjective

Associated with academia or an academy

Example: "The academic curriculum"

Academic - as a noun

An educator who works at a college or university

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
academician18faculty member
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Academic - as an adjective satellite

Hypothetical or theoretical and not expected to produce an immediate or practical result

Example: "An academic discussion"

Marked by a narrow focus on or display of learning especially its trivial aspects

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

Example Sentences

"He is seen as a leading academic in the field of neuroscience."
"The conference was attended by academics from around the world."
"Academics often publish their research in academic journals."
"The academic presented his findings at the symposium."
"The university is known for its strong academic programs."
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Word Game Points

Is ACADEMIC a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, academic is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

ACADEMIC has a SCRABBLE points total of 15.

Is ACADEMIC a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, academic is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
ACADEMIC has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 18.

Is ACADEMIC a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, academic is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
ACADEMIC has a WORDFEUD points total of 17.

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