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academia

[ak-uh-dee-mee-uh, -deem-yuh, -dem-ee-uh, -dem-yuh] /ˌæk əˈdi mi ə, -ˈdim yə, -ˈdɛm i ə, -ˈdɛm yə/
noun
1.
(sometimes initial capital letter) the milieu or interests of a university, college, or academy; academe.
Origin of academia
1945-1950
1945-50; < New Latin, L. See academy
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academia

/ˌækəˈdiːmɪə/
noun
1.
the academic world
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