academism

academism

[uh-kad-uh-miz-uhm]
noun
2.
Philosophy. the philosophy of the school founded by Plato.

Origin:
1720–30; academe + -ism

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academicism or academism (ˌækəˈdɛmɪˌsɪzəm, əˈkædəˌmɪzəm)
 
n
adherence to rules and traditions in art, literature, etc; conventionalism
 
academism or academism
 
n

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