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1. belonging or relating to a place of learning, esp a college, university, or academy
2. relating to studies such as languages, philosophy, and pure science, rather than applied, technical, or professional studies
3. a member of a college or university



(1) Pertaining to an academy as a scientific establishment (for instance, an academic publication) or as an institution of higher learning (for example, the academic year).

(2) Pertaining to the Academy of Arts and to art objects.

(3) An honorary title awarded to theaters in the USSR.

(4) Academic; abstract, abstruse, not popular.

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ISMN is an education option available to students of every ability level, but possesses a competency in helping students who are struggling academically.
This term is important academically because our children in Year 12 and Year 13 will be sitting their external examinations and I wish all teachers, students and parents all the best in their preparation for the final term.
SIR - By shunting off the less academically gifted youngsters into a comprehensive system, the left believed that they could ease their conscience by creating a far more equal society, whereas in reality they did quite the opposite
The report advances solid arguments for a selective high school, including: an obligation to serve the academically talented as well as less talented students; the potential to promote economic growth; and inducing professional families to move to the city.
Laghari has said that under Post-Doctoral Fellowship Programme of Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistani scholars are acquiring new technologies and knowledge from academically advanced countries.
The school encourages everyone to achieve their maximum potential and prepares young people academically, socially and morally for the future.
Anselm, everyone had the same opportunity to receive a good education--one that was academically challenging and spiritually spiced.
Throughout the period there was always an expectation that some children, both rich and poor, would excel academically, but never was there an assumption that all children would achieve at high levels, as we now insist.
The analysis, conducted by independent researcher Kim Metcalf of Indiana University, found that students participating in the voucher program are doing no better academically than their public school counterparts.
Academically Adrift: Limited Learning on College Campuses
She said: "On October 2 Michael Gove was quoted as saying 'one of the things I want to ensure is that children from Consett are stretched as much academically as 14-year-olds in Canterbury.
Summary: Dubai Customs recently awarded employees' distinguished children academically in an honor-awarding ceremony.