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Spanish translation of “academy”

academy

noun /əˈkӕdəmi/ (plural academies)
a higher school for special study
academia
She is studying at the Academy of Music.
a society to encourage science, art etc
academia
The Royal Academy.
a type of senior school.
colegio
academic /ӕkəˈdemik/ adjective of or concerning study especially in schools, colleges etc
académico
an academic career.
if something being discussed is academic, it cannot be changed and is therefore not important
Trivial
The issue is now academic because we do not have enough funding for the project.
good at studying
Academico
He wasn’t very academic, and preferred playing sports.
academically /ӕkəˈde-/ adverb
académicamente, en términos académicos
an academically gifted student.
academic year noun that part of the year when students go to school, college, or university
año académico
The academic year ends in June.
(Definition of academy from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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