Definition of “academe” - English Dictionary


“academe” in English

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academenoun [ U ]

uk /ˈæk.ə.diːm/ us /ˈæk.ə.diːm/ formal

Examples from literature

  • My departure from Dublin ended these happy hours of companionship, and I exchanged that academe and my beloved Plato in petticoats for my play-house work at Liverpool. 
  • The beautiful elms that shaded great part of the way massed themselves in the "groves of academe" at the Square, and showed pleasant glimpses of "Old Harvard's scholar factories red," then far fewer than now. 

(Definition of “academe” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)