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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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As a touchstone for important, perhaps even difficult conversations about what a college or university values educationally and how it translates those values into measurable and meaningful student learning outcomes for all students, Academically Adrift holds great promise.
Academically the school results are excellent, with pupils exceeding their targets and securing very good grades in all examinations.
It is clear that children in both Canterbury and in Consett are academically stretched and that the teachers in both work hard to ensure that their pupils achieve their potential irrespective of the barriers, social or financial, that are placed upon them and their families.
The themes that have been addressed in this study include the awareness of teachers of the special educational needs of their academically gifted and talented students, their ability to provide quality and appropriate music programs to these students, the issues that affect the quality of music programs in academically selective contexts, and the perceptions of the students regarding their levels of challenge and engagement in their classroom music lessons
By the time this article appears, it is quite likely this shortfall of academically qualified faculty members will have increased to a ratio of eight to one.
They may feel pressure, internal and external, to conform, yet at the same time, they feel pressured to excel academically.
Most teachers defined difficult students as those having trouble academically.
Cross discuss their study, "A Factorial Representation of Suicide Ideation Among Academically Gifted Adolescents," in the second article.
They were beautifully prepared academically, but they couldn't take being away from home.
We are in the business of preparing young people to succeed academically, spiritually, socially, and athletically.
Educated through high school in segregated, academically poor schools in St.
This would remain true even if all public schools were better academically than Catholic ones.