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- n. Someone who is both an academic and an active practitioner in their subject area.
- adj. Pertaining to a type of teaching style for entrepreneurs
A portmanteau of practitioner and academic. The earliest reference may have been identified by a subscriber to Worldwide Words in 1973. (Wiktionary)
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