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Academia appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • To desire-claimed academia, nun awards draw an unaimed academial cerise dot.
  • On one idyll, a turbogenerator aimed academia rota, Rene: go, brutally die, no, no!
  • To lay a bad egg, anti-semite Moslem academia maimed a camel: sometimes it nagged a bay a lot.
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Academia is a member of the word family academy, included in the Academic Word List by Dr. Averil Coxhead, which contains the 570 most frequent word families used in academic texts from a variety of subject areas, of interest for students that learn the words most needed to study at tertiary institutions.

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Definition of the noun academia

What does academia mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: academias

  1. the academic world
    • example: Inverted exclamation and question marks were invented by the Real Academia Española to make ASCII look racist.
    • lexical domain: Groups - nouns denoting groupings of people or objects
    • synonym of academia: academe
    • more generic words: domain / world = people in general
    • parts:
      • college = the body of faculty and students of a college
      • university = the body of faculty and students at a university

Alternative definition of the noun academia


  1. The scientific and cultural community engaged in higher education and research, taken as a whole.


Academia is a musical group.

  • album: "Dance To The Music"


"Academia" is a composition, cataloged instance.


  1. Academia a.k.a. Racing Club de Avellaneda: Racing Club is an Argentine professional sports club based in Avellaneda, a city of Greater Buenos Aires. Founded in 1903, Racing has been historically considered one of the "big five" clubs of Argentine football.
  2. Academia was a Soviet publishing house prior to the merger with Goslitizdat. The publishing house employed many prominent Russian graphic artists and issued over one thousand books during its existence. Academia, in particular, published the first translation of One Thousand and One Nights into Russian directly from the Arabic source, made by Mikhail Salye.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Academia

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Google previewHigher Education under Late Capitalism (2017)

Identity, Conduct, and the Neoliberal Condition by Jeffrey R. Di Leo

describes the traditional, representative emotions of higher education as follows: Modern academia is an organisation [sic] that is historically rooted in the tension between the Enlightenment's thirst for knowledge and the constricting dogmas ...

Google previewCareer-making in Postmodern Academia (2004)

Process, Structure, and Consequence by Victor N. Shaw

Postmodern academia is a world filled with modernist residuals and postmodernist creations. The modernist conquest, in the spirit that nothing in the universe should remain off-limit to human inquiry, has led to the establishment of every ...

Google previewAcademic Leadership in Higher Education (2015)

From the Top Down and the Bottom Up by Robert J. Sternberg, Elizabeth Davis, April C. Mason, Robert V. Smith, Jeffrey S. Vitter, Michele Wheatly

Academia is a strange business. Like all businesses, it needs leaders. In the world of for-profit business, leadership is a huge topic. The same is true in most organizations, whether military or sports or whatever. Yet, unlike other organizations, ...

Google previewChallenging the Innovation Paradigm (2012)

by Karl Erik Sveiby, Pernilla Gripenberg, Beata Segercrantz

Academia is a central part ofwhat Thrift (2005) calls the cultural circuit of capitalism. In modern forms of capitalism, the production and exchange of knowledge is increasingly managed 'through the production of theories, texts, and practical ...

Google previewTheorizing Globalization (2012)

A Critique of the Mediatization of Social Theory by Marko Ampuja

An important reason why the concept of globalization has gained such a fijirm foothold in academia is that it is not only used to describe a host of changes in social and cultural ...

Google previewProceedings of the National Conference on Advances in Civil Engineering: Perspectives of Developing Countries (ACEDEC-2003): Structures engineering and geotechnical infrastructure development (2003)

A proactive role by the Indian academia is the call of the day. The current national plans of embarking on many mega-projects in the civil engineering sector have placed suddenly a large share of responsibility on the shoulders of the structural ...

Google previewAcademic Governance (2013)

Disciplines and Policy by Jenny Lewis

Academia is an important site for producing knowledge, which is crucial in driving economies and societies around the globe. Yet surprisingly little is known about how contemporary universities are shaped by the formal and multiple demands ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Chile (2017)

by Salvatore Bizzarro


Google previewThe Cervantes Encyclopedia: A-K (2004)

by Howard Mancing

Academia de Atenas. * Academy ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Fourth Edition (2017)

by Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A., Mehdi

Magdalena Bielenia-Grajewska University of Gdansk, Poland INTRODUCTION The aim of this contribution is to investigate the key notions characterizing the academia of the twenty-first century, especially the sphere of online learning.

Google previewThe Qur'an, Orientalism and the Encyclopaedia of the Qur'an (2009)

convention among academia was to follow a modified version of the schema used in the New Edition of The Encylopaedia of Islam (hereinafter EI), which employed an awkward spelling for “Qur'n” (using “K” with a dot underneath rather than ...

Google previewTheological Dictionary of the Old Testament (2003)

by G. Johannes Botterweck, Helmer Ringgren, Heinz-Josef Fabry

Abbreviations AAAS Annales archeologiques Arabes Syriennes, Damascus AANLR Atti dell' Academia Nazionale dei Lincei, Rendiconti, Rome AAWLM.G Abhandlungen der Akademie der Wissenschafien und der Literature in Mainz, ...

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In Washington, it's dog eat dog. In academia, it's exactly the opposite. (Robert Reich)
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Scrabble value of A1C3A1D2E1M3I1A1

The value of this 8-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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