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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
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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.



(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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The occasions that inspired the collection of documents and information in this book were the substantial completion of the project of restoration and preservation of the Academical Village, the original campus of which became the University of Virginia in Charlottesville; the presentation of an exhibition celebrating the achievement, from 7 October 1993 to 9 January 1994, at the Bayly Museum; and the 250th anniversary of the birth of Thomas Jefferson, the man who envisioned, initiated, and ushered the institution, prescribed its opening syllabus, and was architect from drawing board into construction.
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