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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [ak-uh-duh-mish-uh n, uh-kad-uh-]
    • /ˌæk ə dəˈmɪʃ ən, əˌkæd ə-/
    • /əˌkæd.əˈmɪʃ.ən/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ak-uh-duh-mish-uh n, uh-kad-uh-]
    • /ˌæk ə dəˈmɪʃ ən, əˌkæd ə-/

Definitions of academician word

  • countable noun academician An academician is a member of an academy, usually one which has been formed to improve or maintain standards in a particular field. 3
  • noun academician a member of an academy (sense 1) 3
  • noun academician a member of an academy (sense 3) 3
  • noun academician an artist, writer, etc. who follows certain academic rules or conventions 3
  • noun academician a member of an association or institution for the advancement of arts, sciences, or letters. 1
  • noun academician a follower or promoter of the traditional trends in philosophy, art, or literature: Reforms were instituted over the protests of the academicians. 1

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Origin of academician

First appearance:

before 1740
One of the 48% newest English words
1740-50; < French académicien, equivalent to académic- academic + -ien -ian

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Parts of speech for Academician


academician popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 71% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data about 56% 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.

academician usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for academician

noun academician

  • lecturer — a person who lectures.
  • professor — a teacher of the highest academic rank in a college or university, who has been awarded the title Professor in a particular branch of learning; a full professor: a professor of Spanish literature.
  • scholar — a learned or erudite person, especially one who has profound knowledge of a particular subject.
  • student — a person formally engaged in learning, especially one enrolled in a school or college; pupil: a student at Yale.
  • tutor — a person employed to instruct another in some branch or branches of learning, especially a private instructor.

Antonyms for academician

noun academician

  • ignoramus — an extremely ignorant person.
  • dumbo — a stupid person: a class full of dumbos.
  • simpleton — an ignorant, foolish, or silly person.
  • physicality — the physical attributes of a person, especially when overdeveloped or overemphasized.
  • dumdum — a silly, stupid person.

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