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Definition of academicism noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

academicism

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˌækəˈdemɪsɪzəm//
 
(also academism
NAmE//əˈkædəmɪzəm//
 
)
[uncountable] (technology)
 
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the use of formal rules and traditions in art or literature
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: academicism