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Definition of the noun academe

What does academe mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: academes

  1. the academic world
    • lexical domain: Groups - nouns denoting groupings of people or objects
    • synonym of academe: academia
    • 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 academe


  1. [poetic] An academy; a place of learning.
  2. [poetic] The scholarly life.

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Google previewThe Making of Chicana/o Studies (2011)

In the Trenches of Academe by Rodolfo F. Acuña

Creating the Legend Academe is a microcosm of society. It creates illusions of self-governance. Throughout the 1970s the institutions that established Ethnic Studies programs told minority scholars that to survive the programs had to attract ...

Google previewThe New Public Intellectual (2016)

Politics, Theory, and the Public Sphere by Jeffrey R. Di Leo, Peter Hitchcock

Academe is a site where knowledge is discovered, disseminated, and debated, and academic values are directly linked to these knowledge-driven practices. The activities and values of the public-private sector are often defined as the ...

Google previewPhilosophy of Science for Nursing Practice (2010)

Concepts and Application by Michael D. Dahnke, PhD, Heyward Michael Dreher

While academe is the traditional bastion of knowledge discovery, the academy has also been criticized as sometimes being removed from the realities practitioners encounter everyday, and that science does not always address the questions ...

Google previewThe Writer (1889)

A Monthly Magazine for Literary Workers by William Henry Hills, Robert Luce

The Academe is a bright monthly, and deserves success. At the seventh annual convention of the Canadian Shorthand Society at Toronto, August 13, there will be a type-writer speed contest, open to the operators of any machine in the world.

Google previewGet the Guests (1994)

Psychoanalysis, Modern American Drama, and the Audience by Walter Albert Davis

Academe is the privileged site of that drama and of its strenuous denial. Here people are, as the saying goes, so petty because the stakes are so small. The positive side of this circumstance is that small stakes can become the Hegelian battle ...

Google previewMy Inaugural Address at the Great White Throne Judgment of the Dead (2011)

by Alvin Miller

Hansen comments 'academe is a product of, and an agent for, the rationalization and disenchantment of the world, and that entails marginalizing the paranormal.' Satan highly esteems intellect, and you collect tokens such as academic ...

Google previewTruth to Power (2010)

Public Intellectuals In and Out of Academe by Silvia Nagy-Zekmi, Karyn Hollis

Academe is a site where knowledge is disseminated, discovered, and debated, and academic values are directly linked to these knowledge-driven practices. In contrast to academe, however, the public-private sector is associated with a ...

Google previewClass Issues (1997)

Pedagogy, Cultural Studies, and the Public Sphere by Amitava Kumar

academe is a sure bet now that our lives are at stake.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Urban Legends, 2nd Edition [2 volumes] (2012)

by Jan Harold Brunvand

Academe,. Legends. of. College and university campuses, despite being centers of research, learning, and sophistication, are also fertile grounds for the growth of legends and other folklore. As Barre Toelken points out, students “can be seen ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Motherhood (2010)

by Andrea O'Reilly

Mothers in the Professoriate Although most faculty women taking positions in academe in the early years were single and many women remain childless within academe today, with time mothers joined and continue to join the ranks. Being a ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Virtual Communities and Technologies (2005)

by Dasgupta, Subhasish

ACADEME. E-LEARNING. MODELS. This section briefly describes and gives examples of the following: • Special...

• Accreditation and accrediting agencies Academe has ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Portal Technologies and Applications (2007)

by Tatnall, Arthur

Academe. Figure 1. Unlinked knowledge because of independent organization structures (Berger,. 577 Hans Lehmann Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand Stefan Berger Detecon International GmbH, Germany Ulrich Remus ...

Google previewFowler's Dictionary of Modern English Usage (2015)

by Henry Watson Fowler, Jeremy Butterfield

Academe. In ancient Greece, Ἀκαδήμεια was the proper name of a garden near Athens sacred to the hero Academus. In the 4c. bc it was the site of a philosophical school established there by Plato. Shakespeare modified the Greek name to ...

Google previewDictionary of philosophical terms (1997)

by Elmar Waibl

< ontological difference academe 0 akademische Welt f ...

Google previewDictionary of Early English (1955)

by Joseph T. Shipley

The academe or academy, the athletic field and grove near Athens where Plato taught, took its name from the Athenian legendary hero Academus (Akademion; aka, gently; demion, of the people.) Shake.speare in LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST ...

Google previewThe Multimedia Encyclopedia of Women in Today's World (2013)

by Mary Zeiss Stange, Carol K. Oyster, Jane E. Sloan

Academe. Internationally, women are underrepresented as full professors. In most countries, no more than 15 to 20 percent of the full professors are women, and the percentage is growing very slowly. There are even fewer women in senior ...

Google previewHow to Say it and Write it Correctly Now: The Ultimate Reference Book, Containing Practical Grammar, Punctuation, & Spelling Rules, Homonyms, Medical Terms, Layperson's Legal Dictionary, Major Art Terms -- And More! (2005)

by Santo J. Aurelio

Many people find the following words difficult to pronounce: academe (AK-a- deem) academia (ak-a-DEE-mee-a) acumen (a-KYEW-men) affiant (a-FY-ant) alumnae (a-LUM-nee) alumni (a-LUM-ny) Andersen windows anemone ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words (2008)

by Diagram Group

academe A place of learning, or the world of education in general. academic A person who is a member of a college, university, or other institution of higher ...

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Academe, n.: An ancient school where morality and philosophy were taught. Academy, n.: A modern school where football is taught. (Ambrose Bierce)
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Scrabble value of A1C3A1D2E1M3E1

The value of this 7-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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