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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.

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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 previewHave Passport Will Travel Grades 9-12

2:00 PM Take tour bus to do the Michelangelo Tour- go to the Academia and all the other David replicas in town in various parks and plazas 5.5 euro $8.00 The Academia is a Must See! We could have just visited the ...

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 previewThe University as a Business (2011)

by Iris Saliterer, Paolo Rondo-Brovetto

First, because the academia is an institution that is influencing the social economics and politics of its environment. Second, because universities, and in particular the not-for-profit ones use a lot of society's resources. This consumption of tax ...

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 previewThe Cervantes Encyclopedia: A-K (2004)

by Howard Mancing

Academia de ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Chile (2005)

by Salvatore Bizzarro


Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Taiwan (Republic of China) (2014)

by John F. Copper

Established in Nanking when the Nationalist government was on the mainland, Academia Historica was started anew on Taiwan in 1957. Organized under the Office of the President, it is responsible for preserving documents, holding ...

Google previewClass in America: An Encyclopedia [3 volumes] (2007)

An Encyclopedia by Robert E. Weir

From the beginning, academia was associated with social elites. The church controlled the universities, and students were considered clerics. Under the primogeniture rules that dominated much of Europe, elder sons inherited land; the church ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Deception (2014)

by Timothy R. Levine

Academia. Deception is used by students, teachers, professors, administrators, and principals within academic institutions. The use of deception has been documented within all levels of education, from elementary school through graduate ...

Google previewDictionary of Contemporary Spain (2012)

by Sandra Truscott, Maria Garcia

REAL ACADEMIA DE LA LENGUA/REAL ACADEMIA ESPAÑOLA The Royal Academy of the (Spanish) Language was founded in 1713 by Felipe V. It establishes norms for the correct use of the Spanish languge. It also produces a dictionary, ...

Google previewCultures, Ideologies, and the Dictionary (1995)

Studies in Honor of Ladislav Zgusta by Braj B. Kachru, Henry Kahane

It remains to be explained why the Institution was named Academia Espafrola from the sixth to the eleventh edition of the dictionary, while in the ...

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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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