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academic (s) (noun), academics (pl)
1. Someone who is teaching or conducting research at an institution of higher learning: Trent is a well-known academic in the field of electronics.
2. A person with a scholarly background or attitudes: The teacher's academics inspired her students to strive for a greater knowledge and experiences in the field of linguistics.
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