Ac`a*dem"ic (#), Ac`a*dem"ic*al (#), a. [L. academicus: cf. F. acad'emigue. See Academy.]

1.

Belonging to the school or philosophy of Plato; as, the Academic sect or philosophy.

2.

Belonging to an academy or other higher institution of learning; scholarly; literary or classical, in distinction from scientific.

"Academic courses." Warburton. "Academical study." Berkeley.

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Ac`a*dem"ic, n.

1.

One holding the philosophy of Socrates and Plato; a Platonist.

Hume.

2.

A member of an academy, college, or university; an academician.

 

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