Acquired by formal education, especially at a college or university: academic preparation for the ministry.Displays, Graphics Tablets, Harddrives.See academy, academe, -ic Related forms antiacademic, adjective, nouninteracademic, adjectivenonacademic, adjective, nounproacademic, adjective pseudoacademic, adjectivequasi-academic, adjectivesemiacademic, adjectivesubacademic, adjectiveunacademic, adjective m Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Random House, Inc.

Noun a student or teacher at a college or university.(initial capital letter) of or relating to Academe or to the Platonic school of philosophy.Pope Francis Denounces the Vatican Elites 'Spiritual Alzheimers' Barbie Latza NadeauDecember 23, 2014 daily beast Academic freedom has been a hot debate within education circles.

Academic freedom is attested from 1901.Take THE quiz Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.Related content, related words intellectual, scholarly, scholastic, collegiate, abstract, theoretical, hypothetical, lecturer, professor, scholar, student, academician, university, college, closet, tutor, pupil, bookish, erudite, learned Nearby words acacia avenue, acad., academe, academese, academia, academic costume, academic dress, academic freedom, academic gown, academic rank Origin of academic.