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Synonyms for academic

Noun

1. academician, academic, faculty member, educator, pedagogue, pedagog
usage: an educator who works at a college or university

Adjective

1. academic
usage: associated with academia or an academy; "the academic curriculum"; "academic gowns"
2. academic, theoretical (vs. applied)
usage: hypothetical or theoretical and not expected to produce an immediate or practical result; "an academic discussion"; "an academic question"
3. academic, donnish, pedantic, scholarly (vs. unscholarly)
usage: marked by a narrow focus on or display of learning especially its trivial aspects
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