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Synonyms for academic

characterized by a narrow concern for book learning and formal rules, without knowledge or experience of practical matters

concerned primarily with theories rather than practical matters

Synonyms for academic

an educator who works at a college or university

hypothetical or theoretical and not expected to produce an immediate or practical result

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marked by a narrow focus on or display of learning especially its trivial aspects

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To all those belauded sages of the academic chairs, wisdom was sleep without dreams: they knew no higher significance of life.
As researchers, academics try to understand what the real problem or phenomenon is, and then when, how and why it affects behavior.
Some fear that they will be providing personal nurturing and menial job training in lieu of rigorous academics.
Paist notes, "One of the biggest challenges is the expectation of high quality academics along with technical studies.
Without this protection, the work of professional academics can be sullied by the intrusion of parties who have neither the training nor disposition of scholars.
Scholarship Pays For: Academics, choreography, dance, somatics
The report said that the presence of so many nonacademic courses in the curriculum--such as preparation for adulthood, off-campus work experiences, and physical and health education--was compromising America's commitment to high-quality academics.
When you see kids perform as well as they do, as excited as they are about academics, it's inspiring to adults.
In his review of Negotiating Identity Ishmael Law charges that negotiating will end badly for (his version of) Catholicism because academics are not to be trusted.
Academics need to present their ideas in publishable articles, such as those found in The Accounting Review; Accounting Horizons; Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory; and Journal of Management Accounting Research.
The rigors of the tenure process also encourage young academics to overspecialize, producing work whose scholarly value is marginal at best (who benefits from those papers on "Anality in Little Dorrit" and "Jungian archetypes in Bewitched"?
Academics merely keeps her busy until she receives her inheritance at age 21.
Academics and practitioners share the responsibility in the complementary roles that they play in professional practice.
Surprisingly, even gay and lesbian academics disagree over the desirability of gay-studies departments.
Stress the importance of both football and academics.