[ak-uh-duh-mish-uhn, uh-kad-uh-]
a member of an association or institution for the advancement of arts, sciences, or letters.
a follower or promoter of the traditional trends in philosophy, art, or literature: Reforms were instituted over the protests of the academicians.

1740–50; < French académicien, equivalent to académic- academic + -ien -ian

nonacademician, noun Unabridged
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academician (əˌkædəˈmɪʃən, ˌækədə-)
a member of an academy (sense 1)

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Example sentences
The world is in the grip of a global lab experiment put on by an academician that happens to have gotten his subject wrong.
In the past, the highest position that any academician could aspire for was vice-chancellor.
Why so much stress is given to become an academician.
He attended its meetings, and fulfilled all the duties of an academician.
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