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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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academiaac‧a‧de‧mi‧a /ˌækəˈdiːmiə/ noun [uncountable]  SECthe activities and work done at universities and colleges, or the teachers and students involved in it
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academiaBusiness, government, and academia must work together and provide each participant with one-on-one contact and support.In the 1950s, in one fashion or another, academia suddenly looked important.The workshop was attended by 25 participants from academia and industry.Thirty years later, I am in academia myself and realize now that people are moved out of Department Chair positions regularly.Her exact literary status continues to be debated in academia.This is part of the Government's strategy to improve conditions for researchers in academia.The techniques of the coffee table brigade were seeping through into academia, which was no bad thing.Their classmates and the parents of those classmates are alarmed to see the quality of academia lowered.
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