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Definition of academicism noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

academicism

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌækəˈdemɪsɪzəm//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌækəˈdemɪsɪzəm//
 
(also academism
BrE BrE//əˈkædəmɪzəm//
 
; NAmE NAmE//əˈkædəmɪzəm//
 
)
[uncountable] (specialist) Styles of art
 
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the use of formal rules and traditions in art or literature See related entries: Styles of art
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