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academic adjective definition in Teaching and learning topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

academic

 adjective: Teaching and learning topic
1 [usually before noun] connected with education, especially studying in schools and universities The students return in October for the start of the new academic year. high/low academic standards an academic career The enrolment criteria are geographical rather than academic.2 [usually before noun] involving a lot of reading and studying rather than practical or technical skills academic subjects/qualifications3 good at subjects involving a lot of reading and studying She wasn't very academic and hated school.