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Definition of the noun academic costume
What does academic costume mean as a name of something?
- a costume worn on formal occasions by the faculty or students of a university or college
- lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
- more generic word: costume = the attire characteristic of a country or a time or a social class
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Historic and Modern by Mary Brooks Picken
academic costume. Characteristic dress worn by faculty, students, and graduates of colleges and universities, and by those on whom honorary degrees have been conferred. Costume varies with rank. Consists of long gown, ...
by V.S. Matyushenkov
academic costume/ cap and gown, the formal university dress worn on special occasions. academic rank Am., Can. university teacher rank. academic teacher; instructor Am. /Br. university teacher; lecturer/.
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Scott Cowen - academic costume
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