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Definition of the noun academe

What does academe mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: academes

  1. the academic world
    • lexical domain: Groups - nouns denoting groupings of people or objects
    • synonym of academe: academia
    • more generic words: domain / world = people in general
    • parts:
      • college = the body of faculty and students of a college
      • university = the body of faculty and students at a university

Alternative definition of the noun academe


  1. [poetic] An academy; a place of learning.
  2. [poetic] The scholarly life.

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Google previewMothers in Academia (2013)

by Maria Castaneda, Kirsten Isgro

Because academe is a microcosm of the macrosystems of 114 UNEXPECTED CHALLENGES AND MOMENTOUS REVELATIONS.

Google previewThe Making of Chicana/o Studies (2011)

In the Trenches of Academe by Rodolfo F. Acuña

Creating the Legend Academe is a microcosm of society. It creates illusions of self-governance. Throughout the 1970s the institutions that established Ethnic Studies programs told minority scholars that to survive the programs had to attract ...

Google previewThe New Public Intellectual (2016)

Politics, Theory, and the Public Sphere by Jeffrey R. Di Leo, Peter Hitchcock

Academe is a site where knowledge is discovered, disseminated, and debated, and academic values are directly linked to these knowledge-driven practices. The activities and values of the public-private sector are often defined as the ...

Google previewPhilosophy of Science for Nursing Practice (2010)

Concepts and Application by Michael D. Dahnke, PhD, Heyward Michael Dreher

While academe is the traditional bastion of knowledge discovery, the academy has also been criticized as sometimes being removed from the realities practitioners encounter everyday, and that science does not always address the questions ...

Google previewGet the Guests (1994)

Psychoanalysis, Modern American Drama, and the Audience by Walter Albert Davis

Academe is the privileged site of that drama and of its strenuous denial. Here people are, as the saying goes, so petty because the stakes are so small. The positive side of this circumstance is that small stakes can become the Hegelian battle ...

Google previewMy Inaugural Address at the Great White Throne Judgment of the Dead (2011)

by Alvin Miller

Hansen comments 'academe is a product of, and an agent for, the rationalization and disenchantment of the world, and that entails marginalizing the paranormal.' Satan highly esteems intellect, and you collect tokens such as academic ...

Google previewTruth to Power (2010)

Public Intellectuals In and Out of Academe by Silvia Nagy-Zekmi, Karyn Hollis

Academe is a site where knowledge is disseminated, discovered, and debated, and academic values are directly linked to these knowledge-driven practices. In contrast to academe, however, the public-private sector is associated with a ...

Google previewThe University in Ruins (1996)

by Bill Readings

it is merely the observation that the wish to get out of the confines of academe is a wish structurally situated within those confines. Thus, Cultural Studies must be understood to arise when culture ceases to be the animating principle of ...

Google previewDigital Advertising (2017)

Theory and Research by Shelly Rodgers, Esther Thorson

In relation to this inherent challenge in computational research, a crucial issue in the current computational research in marketing/advertising industry and academe is a lack of rigorous concept explication guiding the concept-toindicator ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Urban Legends, Updated and Expanded Edition: A-L (2012)

by Jan Harold Brunvand

Academe,. Legends. of. College and university campuses, despite being centers of research, learning, and sophistication, are also fertile grounds for the growth of legends and other folklore. As Barre Toelken points out, students “can be seen ...

Google previewFowler's Dictionary of Modern English Usage (2015)

by Henry Watson Fowler, Jeremy Butterfield

Academe. In ancient Greece, Ἀκαδήμεια was the proper name of a garden near Athens sacred to the hero Academus. In the 4c. bc it was the site of a philosophical school established there by Plato. Shakespeare modified the Greek name to ...

Google previewThe Multimedia Encyclopedia of Women in Today's World (2013)

by Mary Zeiss Stange, Carol K. Oyster, Jane E. Sloan

Academe. Internationally, women are underrepresented as full professors. In most countries, no more than 15 to 20 percent of the full professors are women, and the percentage is growing very slowly. There are even fewer women in senior ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words (2008)

by Diagram Group

academe A place of learning, or the world of education in general. academic A person who is a member of a college, university, or other institution of higher ...

Google previewAmbrose Bierce: The Devil's Dictionary, Tales, and Memoirs (2011)

The Devil's Dictionary, Tales, and Memoirs by Ambrose Bierce

ACADEME, n. An ancient school where morality and philosophy were taught.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Motherhood (2010)

by Andrea O'Reilly

Mothers in the Professoriate Although most faculty women taking positions in academe in the early years were single and many women remain childless within academe today, with time mothers joined and continue to join the ranks. Being a ...

Google previewHow to Say it and Write it Correctly Now: The Ultimate Reference Book, Containing Practical Grammar, Punctuation, & Spelling Rules, Homonyms, Medical Terms, Layperson's Legal Dictionary, Major Art Terms -- And More! (2005)

by Santo J. Aurelio

Many people find the following words difficult to pronounce: academe (AK-a- deem) academia (ak-a-DEE-mee-a) acumen (a-KYEW-men) affiant (a-FY-ant) alumnae (a-LUM-nee) alumni (a-LUM-ny) Andersen windows anemone ...

Google previewDictionary of philosophical terms (1997)

by Elmar Waibl

< ontological difference academe 0 akademische Welt f ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Portal Technologies and Applications (2007)

by Tatnall, Arthur

Academe. Figure 1. Unlinked knowledge because of independent organization structures (Berger,. 577 Hans Lehmann Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand Stefan Berger Detecon International GmbH, Germany ...

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Academe, n.: An ancient school where morality and philosophy were taught. Academy, n.: A modern school where football is taught. (Ambrose Bierce)
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Scrabble value of A1C3A1D2E1M3E1

The value of this 7-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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