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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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And the first constituted 'football' club in Scotland were Edinburgh Academicals, dating from 1857, while the Glasgow Academicals were founded in 1866.
Berwick Rangers' four- match unbeaten run came to an abrupt end as Hamilton Academicals leapfrogged Morton to go second in the promotion race.
Louis Grammar School with the Carnegie Schools Cup after beating Coleraine Academical Institution at Ballymena Showgrounds last week
Saturday, September 7: Berwick Rangers v Arbroath; Morton v St Mirren; Queen's Park v East Stirlingshire; Stranraer v Brechin City; Gretna v East Fife; Airdrie United v Elgin City; Queen of the South v Forfar Athletic; Albion Rovers v Hamilton Academical.
Meanwhile, the hosts are in desperate need of points at the wrong end of the table as they battle Hamilton Academical and Partick Thistle to avoid the dreaded drop.
And 20-year-old midfielder Charlie Scott has left the Reds to join Hamilton Academical, also in the Scottish Premiership, with a view to making the move permanent in the summer.
Lambie, 76, told of his shock at learning Hamilton Academical had been stung for a sum believed to be about PS750,000.
He then moved to Hamilton Academical where he hit an impressive 25 goals in 58 league games, helping them gain promotion to the Scottish Premiership.
Speaking to the media in Dublin, Benitez was asked whether he'd be interested in the former Wigan Athletic and Hamilton Academical man.
It describes the Law School's transition through various spaces within the Academical Village to the construction of its first official home, Minor Hall, completed in 1911; the Law School in the 1930s from Minor Hall to Clark Memorial Hall; the 1960s and 1970s, when the school moved to North Grounds; and the 1990s, when it remodeled and expanded its North Grounds building.
Goodwin played for Stockport County and Scunthorpe United before signing for Town, and Hamilton Academical after leaving the John Smith's Stadium.
McCarthy began his professional career with Hamilton Academical after being rejected by the Hoops, before moving to Wigan and Everton, where he was twice signed by Roberto Martinez.
Grammar schools provide a more academical programme of study and were available to all classes of children who could cope with the rigours of the system.
Raisbeck left for Patrick Thistle, where he made another 138 appearances before departing for Hamilton Academical.
Just three defeats in the club's last 25 games vindicated chief executive David McNally's punt on Neil, who also guided Hamilton Academical to promotion in Scotland 12 months ago.