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academic dress

ac·a·dem·ic dress
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ak-uh-dem-ik dres]
    • /ˌæk əˈdɛm ɪk drɛs/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ak-uh-dem-ik dres]
    • /ˌæk əˈdɛm ɪk drɛs/

Definitions of academic dress words

  • noun academic dress formal dress, usually comprising cap, gown, and hood, worn by university staff and students 3
  • noun academic dress the ceremonial garb of the students and faculty in schools, colleges, and universities, consisting of a flat cap (mortarboard), a long, wide-sleeved gown, and sometimes a hood, worn especially at commencement exercises. 1

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Parts of speech for Academic dress

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academic dress popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 29% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data about 65% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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Synonyms for academic dress

noun academic dress

  • cap and gown — a cap with a flat top ( mortarboard) and a long robe, worn at some academic ceremonies, as commencement, and often used to symbolize the academic life
  • academic costume — the ceremonial garb of the students and faculty in schools, colleges, and universities, consisting of a flat cap (mortarboard), a long, wide-sleeved gown, and sometimes a hood, worn especially at commencement exercises.

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