Academe - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈækəˌdim|  American pronunciation of the word academe
Brit.  |ˈakədiːm|  British pronunciation of the word academe

noun

- the academic world (syn: academia)

Examples

Giddens is often described by colleagues as "ambitious" ... - a backhanded compliment in the staid world of British academe.

...the cloistered and privileged world inhabited by the students in that suburban academe...

...the professor is something of an outcast in the halls of academe now that his former support of a dictatorial regime has become public...

E-mail revolutionized communication in academe

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