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Academy vs. Academe

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Academynoun

The garden where Plato taught.

Academenoun

(historical) The name of the garden in Athens where the academics met.

Academynoun

Plato's philosophical system based on skepticism; Plato's followers.

Academenoun

(poetic) An academy; a place of learning.

Academynoun

An institution for the study of higher learning; a college or a university; typically a private school.

Academenoun

(poetic) The scholarly life, environment, or community.

Academynoun

A school or place of training in which some special art is taught.

‘the military academy at West Point; a riding academy; the Academy of Music.; a music academy; a language academy’;

Academenoun

A senior member of the staff at an institution of higher learning; pedant.

Academynoun

A society of learned people united for the advancement of the arts and sciences, and literature, or some particular art or science.

‘the French Academy; the American Academy of Arts and Sciences; academies of literature and philology.’;

Academenoun

An academy.

Academynoun

(obsolete) The knowledge disseminated in an Academy.

Academenoun

the academic world

Academynoun

Academia.

Academenoun

the academic environment or community; academia

‘bridging the gap between industry and academe’; ‘a lifetime in the groves of academe’;

Academynoun

A body of established opinion in a particular field, regarded as authoritative.

Academynoun

A school directly funded by central government, independent of local control.

Academynoun

A garden or grove near Athens (so named from the hero Academus), where Plato and his followers held their philosophical conferences; hence, the school of philosophy of which Plato was head.

Academynoun

An institution for the study of higher learning; a college or a university. Popularly, a school, or seminary of learning, holding a rank between a college and a common school.

Academynoun

A place of training; a school.

Academynoun

A society of learned men united for the advancement of the arts and sciences, and literature, or some particular art or science; as, the French Academy; the American Academy of Arts and Sciences; academies of literature and philology.

Academynoun

A school or place of training in which some special art is taught; as, the military academy at West Point; a riding academy; the Academy of Music.

Academynoun

a secondary school (usually private)

Academynoun

an institution for the advancement of art or science or literature

Academynoun

a school for special training

Academynoun

a learned establishment for the advancement of knowledge

Academynoun

a place of study or training in a special field

‘a police academy’;

Academynoun

a place of study

‘he was educated privately at academies in Margate’;

Academynoun

(in England) an inner-city school which is funded by the government and sometimes also by a private individual or organization but is not controlled by the local authority.

Academynoun

a secondary school, in the US typically a private one

‘Mark left St Andrews Academy with five highers, and studied maths at Glasgow University’;

Academynoun

the teaching school founded by Plato.

Academynoun

a society or institution of distinguished scholars and artists or scientists that aims to promote and maintain standards in its particular field

‘the Royal Academy of Arts’;

Academy

An academy (Attic Greek: Ἀκαδήμεια; Koine Greek Ἀκαδημία) is an institution of secondary or tertiary higher learning, research, or honorary membership. The name traces back to Plato's school of philosophy, founded approximately 385 BC at Akademia, a sanctuary of Athena, the goddess of wisdom and skill, north of Athens, Greece.

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