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academism

[uh-kad-uh-miz-uh m] /əˈkæd əˌmɪz əm/
noun
2.
Philosophy. the philosophy of the school founded by Plato.
Origin
1720-1730
1720-30; academe + -ism
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British Dictionary definitions for academism

academicism

/ˌækəˈdɛmɪˌsɪzəm/
noun
1.
adherence to rules and traditions in art, literature, etc; conventionalism
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