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Academia vs. Academic — What's the Difference?

Academia vs. Academic — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Academia and Academic

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Academia

The environment or community concerned with the pursuit of research, education, and scholarship
He spent his working life in academia
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Academic

Of or relating to institutionalized education and scholarship, especially at a college or university.
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Academia

The academic community; academe.
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Academic

Of or relating to studies that rely on reading and involve abstract thought rather than being primarily practical or technical.
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Academia

(collective) The scientific and cultural community engaged in higher education and research, taken as a whole.
Academia continues to provide scientific education, despite attempts to turn it into a system of professional schooling.
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Academic

Relating to scholarly performance
A student's academic average.
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Academia

Continuous study at higher education institutions; scholarship.
Not every university graduate wishes to pursue academia.
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Academic

Academic Of or relating to the conservative style of art promoted by an official academy, especially the Académie des Beaux Arts in France in the nineteenth century.
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Academia

The academic world
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Academic

Having little practical use or value, as by being overly detailed, unengaging, or theoretical
Dismissed the article as a dry, academic exercise.
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Academic

Having no important consequence or relevancy
The debate about who is to blame has become academic because the business has left town.
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Academic

A faculty member or scholar at an institution of higher learning, such as a university.
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Academic

One who has an academic viewpoint or a scholarly background.
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Academic

Belonging to the school or philosophy of Plato
The academic sect or philosophy
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Academic

Belonging to an academy or other higher institution of learning, or a scholarly society or organization.
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Academic

In particular: relating to literary, classical, or artistic studies like the humanities, rather than to technical or vocational studies like engineering or welding.
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Academic

Having little practical use or value, as by being overly detailed and unengaging, or by being theoretical and speculative with no practical importance.
I have always had an academic interest in hacking.
The distinction is 'academic; an academic question
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Academic

Having a love of or aptitude for learning.
I'm more academic than athletic — I get lower marks in phys. ed. than in anything else.
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Academic

(art) Conforming to set rules and traditions; conventional; formalistic.
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Academic

Subscribing to the architectural standards of Vitruvius.
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Academic

So scholarly as to be unaware of the outside world; lacking in worldliness; inexperienced in practical matters.
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Academic

A follower of Plato, a Platonist.
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Academic

A senior member of an academy, college, or university; a person who attends an academy; a person engaged in scholarly pursuits; one who is academic in practice.
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Academic

A member of the Academy; an academician.
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Academic

(archaic) A student in a college.
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Academic

(pluralonly) Academic dress; academicals.
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Academic

(pluralonly) Academic studies.
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Academic

Belonging to the school or philosophy of Plato; as, the Academic sect or philosophy.
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Academic

Belonging to an academy or other higher institution of learning; scholarly; literary or classical, in distinction from scientific.
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Academic

One holding the philosophy of Socrates and Plato; a Platonist.
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Academic

A member of an academy, college, or university; an academician.
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Academic

An educator who works at a college or university
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Academic

Associated with academia or an academy;
The academic curriculum
Academic gowns
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Academic

Hypothetical or theoretical and not expected to produce an immediate or practical result;
An academic discussion
An academic question
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Academic

Marked by a narrow focus on or display of learning especially its trivial aspects
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