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academianoun [U]

uk   /ˌæk.əˈdiː.mi.ə/  us   /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.
(Definition of academia from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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academianoun [U]

 /ˌæk·əˈdi·mi·ə/
the teaching, studying, and scientific work that happens in colleges and universities: experts from industry, academia, and the government
(Definition of academia from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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