Definitions

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  • noun A formal or artificial form of communicating prevalent in institutes of higher education.

Etymologies

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From academe +‎ -ese (“language of”)

Examples

  • The paper's advice: focus on the inventors behind the intellectual property, be ready to make a deal, and excise "academese" from your business plan.

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  • The paper's advice: focus on the inventors behind the intellectual property, be ready to make a deal, and excise "academese" from your business plan.

    Inc.com

  • The paper's advice: focus on the inventors behind the intellectual property, be ready to make a deal, and excise "academese" from your business plan.

    Inc.com

  • The paper's advice: focus on the inventors behind the intellectual property, be ready to make a deal, and excise "academese" from your business plan.

    Inc.com

  • The paper's advice: focus on the inventors behind the intellectual property, be ready to make a deal, and excise "academese" from your business plan.

    Inc.com

  • The paper's advice: focus on the inventors behind the intellectual property, be ready to make a deal, and excise "academese" from your business plan.

    Inc.com

  • The paper's advice: focus on the inventors behind the intellectual property, be ready to make a deal, and excise "academese" from your business plan.

    Inc.com

  • The paper's advice: focus on the inventors behind the intellectual property, be ready to make a deal, and excise "academese" from your business plan.

    Inc.com

  • Clever but accessible, Wallace eschews what he calls "academese," and even when using words like "belletristic" or "ethicopolitical" he sounds neither confusing nor pretentious.

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  • Anyone who has been put off Anglo-Saxon poetry because of the stiffness or academese of older translations will discover much to enjoy in "The Word Exchange."

    'The Word Exchange' book review: Old English poetry isn't lost in translation

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  • OED: The style or language of academic scholarship; dry academicalism.

    Frankly, the word "academese" is, itself, academese, because it would be used nowhere else but in the academy in lengthy papers analyzing the academy.

    September 27, 2008