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[ak-uh-dem-i-kuh l] /ˌæk əˈdɛm ɪ kəl/
academicals, academic costume.
Origin of academical
1580-90; academic + -al1
Related forms
academically, adverb
interacademically, adverb
nonacademical, adjective
nonacademically, adverb
nonacademicalness, noun
pseudoacademically, adverb
quasi-academically, adverb
semiacademical, adjective
semiacademically, adverb
subacademical, adjective
subacademically, adverb
unacademical, adjective
unacademically, adverb Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for academically
  • We learn first to play with it academically, as the magnet was once a toy.
  • Her work has been published academically and in creative journals.
  • He marshaled on to have an impressive career, academically speaking.
  • He cites research showing that home-schooled children tend to excel both academically and socially in later life.
  • But there is little academically accepted evidence of a causal relationship.
  • The universities that compete successfully gain both financially and academically.
  • It is no wonder, then, that many boys disengage academically.
  • Their math tutorials draw from cutting-edge research about the way students learn and what motivates them to succeed academically.
  • But my joy at lording this status over my more academically talented sister was short-lived.
  • After all the old timber cutters were not academically educated.

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