Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “academia”

academia

noun [U]     /ˌæk.əˈdiː.mi.ə/
the part of society , especially universities , that is connected with studying and thinking , or the activity or job of studying : A graduate of law , he had spent his life in academia.University and college education
(Definition of academia noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of academia

Definitions of “academia” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

amicable

relating to behaviour between people that is pleasant and friendly, often despite a difficult situation

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More