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  • noun Plural form of academy.

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Examples

  • This favors the kids who have spent their youths in academies and other intensive training regimes in warm weather climes.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Dubious Grousing over the Percentage of African-American Players in Major League Baseball

  • As one of the authors of the National Defense University's "Toward a New Space Power Theory", I have been involved in exactly this level of discussion for the past 3 years now and spin offs have NOTHING to do with what the national academies is talking about.

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  • The team had shuttered its Latin American academies to save money.

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  • His claim for example to support City academies is somewhat undermined by quietly dropping support.

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  • His claim for example to support City academies is somewhat undermined by quietly dropping support.

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  • Or should he, trusting to his own personal powers of putting together qualities and traits, but more or less neglecting the patterns which the Almighty has put before him in _tout le monde_ -- sometimes also regarding conventional types and "academies" -- either (for this is important) to follow or violently _not_ to follow them -- produce something that owes _its_ personality to himself only?

    A History of the French Novel, Vol. 2 To the Close of the 19th Century

  • Tories plan primary 'academies' - Education News, Education - The Independent

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  • Monitoring systems, for what Williams refers to as the academies and free schools "experiment", are also weak.

    Shirley Williams: chair of the judges

  • The story does make you wonder how much better education in England would be if the Major government had made every school in the country a grant-maintained one or if Blair hadn't spent his first few years in office trying to undoTory education reforms before coming round to the idea of academies but too late to ensure that they were rolled out across the board.

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  • The story does make you wonder how much better education in England would be if the Major government had made every school in the country a grant-maintained one or if Blair hadn't spent his first few years in office trying to undoTory education reforms before coming round to the idea of academies but too late to ensure that they were rolled out across the board.

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