Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun College or university courses and studies.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The Platonic philosophy; Platonism.

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  • noun Plural form of academic.
  • noun uncountable Academia.

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Examples

  • Is it not obvious that one of the reasons that an ethnic group might do less well in academics is that they are genetically predisposed to lower “intelligence” level, as measured by those academics (regardless of which ethnic group you’re talking about)?

    The Volokh Conspiracy » 1. Science, Faith, and Not Ruling Out Possibilities

  • Prof. MASK: Orientalism is the term academics have given this age-old pattern of depicting Middle and Far Easterners as primitive others.

    Eat, Pray, Love, Leave: Orientalism Still Big Onscreen

  • Prof. MASK: Orientalism is the term academics have given this age-old pattern of depicting Middle and Far Easterners as primitive others.

    Eat, Pray, Love, Leave: Orientalism Still Big Onscreen

  • That's the term academics use to refer to the phenomenon of children returning to school after the summer at a lower academic level than when they left three months earlier.

    Are Vacations Bad For You?

  • It's a cliche, of course; for many people the term "academics" is just naturally preceded by "stuffy."

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  • It's a cliche, of course; for many people the term "academics" is just naturally preceded by "stuffy."

    Unstuffing

  • That’s the word academics use to push their green agenda these days.

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  • That’s the word academics use to push their green agenda these days.

    OBAMA ZOMBIES

  • If you need to be coddled (and if you do, I don't know what you're still doing in academics), this isn't the place for you.

    Variety is the Spice of Life

  • The perspective of the whiteness-studies academics is commonplace now, even if the language used to express it is different.

    The End of White America?

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