academical

[ak-uh-dem-i-kuhl]
adjective
noun
2.
academicals, academic costume.

Origin:
1580–90; academic + -al1

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
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academic (ˌækəˈdɛmɪk)
 
adj
1.  belonging or relating to a place of learning, esp a college, university, or academy
2.  of purely theoretical or speculative interest: an academic argument
3.  excessively concerned with intellectual matters and lacking experience of practical affairs
4.  (esp of a schoolchild) having an aptitude for study
5.  conforming to set rules and traditions; conventional: an academic painter
6.  relating to studies such as languages, philosophy, and pure science, rather than applied, technical, or professional studies
 
n
7.  a member of a college or university
 
aca'demically
 
adv

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Example sentences
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.
But there is little academically accepted evidence of a causal relationship.
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