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a cultural/scientific/academic exchange
▪ The mayors of Tokyo and New York signed an agreement to encourage cultural exchanges between the cities.
academic credentials
▪ Her academic credentials include an MA and a PhD.
academic freedom (=freedom to teach or study any ideas)
▪ She refused, on the grounds of academic freedom, to amend the course.
academic qualifications
▪ Eva had excellent academic qualifications.
academic success (=success in education)
▪ There is no evidence that early teaching of reading leads to academic success.
academic tenure
▪ It’s becoming increasingly difficult to acquire academic tenure.
academic writing
▪ In academic writing, you should avoid contractions such as "don't" or "aren't".
academic year
academic/educational standards
▪ There had been a policy of raising academic standards within the school.
academic/political/environmental etc criteria
▪ The winning product must satisfy a range of environmental criteria.
academic/political/literary etc circles
▪ There has been a lot of debate about this issue in political circles.
an academic curriculum (=involving studying from books, not practical subjects)
▪ They unquestioningly accept the traditional academic curriculum.
an academic essay
▪ Mature students often need practice writing academic essays.
an academic/practical etc turn of mind
▪ youngsters with an independent turn of mind
educational/academic background
▪ The interviewer will ask you about your educational background and work experience.
▪ Postgraduate students come from a wide range of academic backgrounds.
intellectual/academic ability
▪ No one doubts his intellectual abilities.
▪ A degree is evidence of your academic ability in a particular subject area.
medical/academic/technical etc staff
▪ We would like to thank all the medical staff at Broadgreen Hospital.
political/scientific/academic etc credibility
▪ A school's academic credibility often depends on its exam results.
the business/scientific/academic etc community
▪ The idea has received intense interest from the business community.
▪ Are the competing views purely academic debates, or do they also reflect wider social interests? 4.
▪ Cause of death would have been of purely academic interest to the deceased man's widow.
▪ One could be forgiven, however, for viewing this as a purely academic philosophy.
▪ Such divisions are not, so to speak, purely academic.
▪ But asking which of these young overseas players is the better is purely academic.
▪ In this sense we are not concerned to produce a book by academics for a purely academic audience.
▪ Their degree is evidence of their academic ability in a particular subject area.
▪ All will have a positive academic ability.
▪ His is the remarkable story of a young man with hardly any academic ability.
▪ Mr. Sayeed Does my hon. Friend agree that assessing ability only in terms of academic achievement sells young people short?
▪ The students were chosen because of their strong leadership potential, academic achievement and involvement in extracurricular activities.
▪ Core skills are those which are basic to all vocational and academic achievement.
▪ Does divorce interfere with academic achievement?
▪ Evidence of recent academic achievement is normally required.
▪ Likewise, early reading problems and low scores on achievement tests are often used as an indicator of anticipated weak academic achievement.
▪ A prevailing sense of relief and a chance for everyone to forge a career non-reliant on academic achievement.
▪ The extent to which school-to-work can raise academic achievement is less clear.
▪ My literary and academic background was something, I often felt, I was expected to apologise for.
▪ His academic background includes the study of law at Harvard.
▪ Postgraduate and post-experience diplomas and certificates are, in general, designed for students with a wider range of academic backgrounds and experience.
▪ Money was certainly a major consideration, as were location and academic background.
▪ A strong academic background, preferably an advanced degree in a relevant discipline.
▪ Computing is a subject open to applicants from a wide range of academic backgrounds spanning the arts and sciences.
▪ As we saw earlier many of those interviewed had little traditional academic background having left school at an early age.
▪ Candidates from government, commerce or academic backgrounds are invited to apply.
▪ I used to think about an academic career when I was a student.
▪ After college, they moved on to literary and academic careers and began a rightward march through the 1940s and 1950s.
▪ He began his academic career as a physiologist and pharmacologist.
▪ The administrative breakdown of components in the academic career are: research, teaching, and community service.
▪ In Petah Tikva my wife had just started a promising academic career.
▪ We look forward to meeting you and wish you every success in your academic career.
▪ The categories in the framework supposedly can be applied to academic careers, roles, and the works of particular scholars.
▪ He also expressed his disappointment at the lack of support from his colleagues in academic circles.
▪ The burden of the essay will be merely to indicate how voluntarism can succeed in academic circles.
▪ We have described two uses of the survey method which originated outside academic circles.
▪ There is much of it already in academic circles and also in business centers.
▪ Criticism and debate are to be welcomed, however, and should not be confined to academic circles.
▪ The idea of each institution forming a coherent academic community seems to have little purchase in reality.
▪ But now a new outlook is sweeping large segments of the academic community.
▪ Henley hosts conferences to report research outcomes from both its own and the wider academic community.
▪ It recently launched a program to cull the academic community for new technologies that will help ease the gridlock.
▪ The academic community was slower in rising to the challenge.
▪ That is why the academic community has erected its appraisal systems, with anonymous referees and appraisers.
▪ It should also be noted that many of these issues have not greatly exercised the academic community in this country.
▪ It follows that the academic community and research are directly interrelated.
▪ Like professional courses, academic courses come in several sub-types.
▪ They have eliminated the general track and replaced low-level academic courses with ones that teach college-preparatory content in new ways.
▪ There simply is no replacement for a rigorous, carefully planned sequence of academic course work.
▪ These supplement their core academic courses, which are taken with the rest of their classmates in the regular high school.
▪ The first provides a more general form of academic course than the specialized academic degrees described above.
▪ High school students can select from a variety of applied academic courses in addition to a more traditional college-preparatory curriculum.
▪ The study was conducted in a subregional radiotherapy centre and an academic department of gastroenterology and therapeutics.
▪ They direct and coordinate activities of deans of individual colleges and chairpersons of academic departments.
▪ Traditionally, professors were the heads of academic departments.
▪ Today the aggressive presence of deconstructionism that shook up so many academic departments in the 1980s has receded.
▪ Many such activities were organised this year in co-operation with academic departments.
▪ The curious thing is why a university made Mr Jeffries head of an academic department in the first place.
▪ Such staff usually have a close relationship with the academic departments.
▪ A first approach to an entity model for an academic department of computer science is given in Figure 3.1.
▪ The reason can perhaps be found in the fact that company law as an academic discipline boasts no long and distinguished pedigree.
▪ I made all kinds of friends. 1 learned academic discipline.
▪ Rivers played a fundamental role in the establishment of both experimental psychology and social anthropology as academic disciplines in Great Britain.
▪ Feminist scholars have shown how all academic disciplines have been dominated by a male view of the world.
▪ This is the academic discipline which is the intellectual concept of both theories and methods.
▪ The groupings that form around academic disciplines are both cultures and anti-cultures.
▪ He must be able to place his subject both in the context of other academic disciplines and of society as a whole.
▪ This principle is not the special prerogative of anthropology, and it transcends all the boundaries of traditional academic disciplines.
▪ Only in their most elementary courses do other academic fields offer even a partial parallel.
▪ Attention is turned away from the academic field rather than inward.
▪ The Delegates meet at intervals to determine policy, in particular publishing policy in the academic field.
▪ Hughes does not look very far for what is unique to sociology as an academic field of inquiry.
▪ Her academic field was ethno-psychology, and she had long been interested in the Caucasus and Transcaucasia.
▪ Near facilitates the rapid transfer of information about attacks on academics and academic freedom on a global basis.
▪ Parducci felt her dismissal violated her right to academic freedom.
▪ This is entirely in keeping with the theoretical debate over academic freedom which we find in the literature.
▪ On the other hand, some judges do not believe that academic freedom applies to public schools.
▪ And it makes obvious sense to say that autonomous institutions are not necessarily homes of academic freedom.
▪ The serious charge that academic freedom was violated on his campus has yet to be addressed.
▪ Now, the latter three are clearly matters of academic freedom, given the way in which academic freedom is commonly understood.
▪ Is academic freedom the same in public schools and in colleges?
▪ He believes that industrialists have a lot to offer academic institutions in helping them to manage their resources.
▪ Virtually every academic institution, it seemed, wanted a piece of the pie.
▪ Our academic institutions help to maintain a flow of the kind of cultural capital on which our wider social institutions are based.
▪ Virtually all of them see their academic institutions as complex social worlds with competing pressures and multiple tasks and goals.
▪ The article illustrates at least three important issues confronting many academic institutions.
▪ Because fraternities are privately owned and run, they are for the most part beyond the jurisdiction of academic institutions.
▪ The educative power of our academic institutions has never been lower: it is journalism that gives the lead.
▪ Employers have until recently been kept at arms' length and away from sensitive areas of involvement within academic institutions, including management.
▪ The performance itself was important, but it was almost of academic interest.
▪ At the time Jane Gilbert told these stories, they were of more than academic interest to her.
▪ Neither of them had pure academic interests.
▪ These graced stately homes, were used in libraries and by those with a specific academic interest in botany or horticulture.
▪ Cause of death would have been of purely academic interest to the deceased man's widow.
▪ His academic interests focus on cancers of young adults, particularly lymphomas and testicular tumours.
▪ That this may or may not be implicitly Rawls' own view is only of academic interest.
▪ It is not just a question of new ground being broken in the academic journals and literary magazines.
▪ A new academic journal, Fashion Theory, hopes to document and analyze such moments in the evolution of the style industry.
▪ The supreme court's rulings have been controversial, much criticised in academic journals, newspaper leaders and news magazines.
▪ Gallons of ink have been spilled in academic journals and in newspapers over monetary policy.
▪ Society and other academic journals tend to have longer periods between acceptance of their papers and publication than commercial journals.
▪ The Wiconsin Sociologist, which I edited from 1970-1983, is an academic journal and a newsletter.
▪ It is a pity that much of the work done has been linked to specific titles in an academic library setting.
▪ Our primary objective is to collect, organize and disseminate information and materials relating to academic library orientation and instruction.
▪ Hart's Book selection and use in academic libraries provides a useful summary of recent literature.
▪ The establishment of a new academic library often affords an insight into the way collections measure up to such standards as exist.
▪ None the less, logistics problems of making books available in special and academic libraries remain, and warrant research.
▪ They still remain by far the biggest group although most use is concentrated in the academic library sector.
▪ But the overall basis of academic library funding is changing significantly.
▪ Most public library authorities, and some academic libraries, now rely heavily on approval collections.
▪ Kogan and Becher have argued that, beyond the individual academic, the department is the basic unit of academic life.
▪ Tammy was also picking up on the expectations of academic life.
▪ Not unexpectedly, this officer left the police and moved into academic life.
▪ She went four more years without hospitalization, but the stress of academic life came crashing down once again.
▪ They are seen as an important part of academic life in the School.
▪ Leave aside that Lewis is far from alone in attacking academic life these days.
▪ Less accomplished lecturers repeated the message at meetings of the second-rate institutions that infect academic life.
▪ There seems to be little doubt that work-inhibited students have limited faith in their ability to persevere in academic life.
▪ One in three said financial hardship had affected their academic performance and future plans.
▪ This profile fit with her academic performance in school.
▪ She scored top marks, and received the Lord Wolfenden prize for outstanding academic performance.
▪ As for Stewart, his physical development was improving, and he took pride in his academic performance at Kingswood.
▪ The analysis carried out concentrated mainly on the relationships between undergraduates' academic performance and their entry qualifications.
▪ About the Families Investigators have long linked unfavorable family situations with poor academic performance.
▪ The school has tried to use technology and writing across subjects to improve students' academic performance.
▪ Some studies have documented lower dropout rates, improved attendance, greater academic course-taking, and better academic performance.
▪ No formal or academic qualifications were required for this, and she did get some training.
▪ She had no academic qualifications of any kind, but most exceptionally the faculty had admitted her for doctoral study.
▪ Does the health authority have any provision to assist young people to acquire the necessary academic qualifications for entry to nurse training?
▪ Despite his lineage and academic qualifications, Denholm was modest and retiring to a fault.
▪ Importantly, dropping out of college has not deprived him of academic qualifications.
▪ Technical workers with an academic qualification are tending to replace the engineers of former years.
▪ Only 12 members had any academic qualifications, and the highest achievers were those from mainstream schools.
▪ The courses will be college based, they will be vocationally relevant but they will also offer academic qualifications.
▪ There is a danger in the search for good practice of looking only at those schools with good academic records.
▪ Aside from the dismal academic record of ability grouping, it has a divisive social consequence as well.
▪ The headmaster, Wilfred Mulryne, is immensely proud of the school's academic record.
▪ Economics allowed investment banking recruiters to compare directly the academic records of recruits.
▪ Her poor academic record was traded in for the sharpest of wits, her gaucherie for poise.
▪ The academic record of many poor black students is dismal and getting worse.
▪ Whether he would have made it with his fairly anaemic academic record at Wellington is another matter.
▪ They gave her copies of the papers they had written, and she kept close track of their academic record.
▪ We also need to develop bridges between academic research and its application.
▪ Unfortunately, academic research is not always about telling the truth.
▪ Is he aware that such cuts in academic research will prove to be economic short termism with vengeance?
▪ One teacher asked Unz what academic research he had consulted.
▪ Interestingly, this attitude contrasts starkly with how people conduct their clinical practice or academic research.
▪ In Delaware, employers are helping assess student prod products that combine academic research with its real-world applications.
▪ In academic research we submit our findings to rigorous peer review.
▪ The laboratory provides an environment for academic research, client based projects, teaching activities and advisory and information services.
▪ Through the scheme the client group will be put in touch with a suitable academic researcher if they have not themselves nominated one.
▪ The data were gathered for a carefully selected national sample of voters in a survey designed by academic researchers.
▪ In the light of these difficulties with measuring job satisfaction, academic researchers have made two responses.
▪ But what happens when academic researchers go out on a political limb with their findings?
▪ A new study* by three academic researchers has tried to find out.
▪ Access to a wide range of academic skills.
▪ They need to learn the skills of stick-to-it-iveness more than academic skills.
▪ In fact, there is no division and social and academic skills and abilities differ widely.
▪ It may therefore be concluded that work inhibition is not a function of intelligence or weak academic skills.
▪ By contrast, it is easier to confirm an academic skill weakness through the use of standardized achievement tests.
▪ The students will never forget these experiences, and they are learning academic skills in the context of use.
▪ By the time students complete the first grade, it is fairly easy to assess students' basic academic skills.
▪ Working together, the staff developed numerous ways to use the neighborhood around the school to teach academic skills.
▪ Perhaps the relationship between academic staff and student is essentially different so that regulation is required.
▪ In both these forms of education there is co-operation between library and academic staff.
▪ The total number of academic staff has risen from 284 in 1987/88 to 348 in 1991/92.
▪ From time to time papers are offered by members of the academic staff and by visiting speakers.
▪ The main problem that Ash foresees is among the younger academic staff.
▪ It needs to be recast, so that it extends beyond academic staff to embrace the student body.
▪ Our relations are more adult and friendly than those of many academic staff rooms that I have seen.
▪ Under intense political pressure the strict academic standards which first prevailed were relaxed, and entry was broadened.
▪ But educators there have shown that high academic standards and the concepts under-girding school-to-work are not mutually exclusive.
▪ We are putting in place new mechanisms to ensure that academic standards are maintained in higher education.
▪ All the academic standards are all locally developed.
▪ Competition for the few places available is keen and a high academic standard is required.
▪ Initially, Peter won the sympathy of a few board members with his critique of the program s academic standards.
▪ Corporate leaders also have championed the need for higher academic standards, most recently at the National Education Summit in 1996.
▪ The staff teaching these courses should be qualified by appropriate experience and specialist academic study.
▪ Although these manuscripts have been known for a long time now, they have been the object of academic study only.
▪ Wrong provides a level of daily-life detail often missing from academic studies.
▪ At the core of the academic studies is a basic rule: Investors believe in the status quo.
▪ None the less, anthropology soon became an independent academic study, first by amateurs, and later by university researchers.
▪ But as Marshall knew, economics is not just an academic study, but also a craft for practitioners.
▪ First, the academic study of the concept has been profoundly transformed in the past twenty years or so.
▪ Everything about the traditional high school works against the merger of vocational and academic studies.
▪ Asked if he thought an over-emphasis on sport could disadvantage black kids in academic subjects, he answered: No.
▪ It would use new methods to teach traditional academic subjects and equip young people with technical skills.
▪ He had never taught boys who were less than well-grounded in traditional academic subjects.
▪ It called for all students to earn a certificate of initial mastery in the core academic subjects by grade 10.
▪ To discuss the choice of academic subjects. 3.
▪ The rest of their time is spent in academic subjects.
▪ How then did this apolitical, academic subject come to play such an important part in the development of Marxism?
▪ Each academy has at least one integrated project per year that combines the career theme with the separate academic subjects.
▪ Tutorial colleges can offer academic success where the almamater has failed.
▪ They saw themselves as academic successes.
▪ From 1927 onwards, the objective was no longer solely not to be a loser by achieving bourgeois academic success.
▪ Intelligence Tests Schools use intelligence test scores to predict potential for academic success.
▪ This suggests that extra life experience can be translated into greater academic success.
▪ Again, academic success came easy, bud this time I was really interested.
▪ For two years I worked as a residential officer in old people's homes in addition to my academic work.
▪ He himself had stopped doing academic work years beforehand.
▪ But once her academic work began, Margaret felt the faith of her childhood unfolding in all its richness.
▪ So it was evident that Dan was able to persist in some of his endeavors-but not in his basic academic work.
▪ They found only one parent objected to schools dealing with values, as this would harm academic work.
▪ Indeed, the notion that all students should engage in serious academic work and learn it deeply is a relatively recent phenomenon.
▪ I have had similar experiences in the academic world.
▪ He is not highly protective, but neither are most scholars in the academic world.
▪ In less than two generations, since the Second World War, they have laid siege to the academic world.
▪ But the academic publishing world has been hit just as hard as the rest of the academic world.
▪ What we may learn is that ascribed status in the academic world needs to be replaced by craft or performance status.
▪ In 1979 an operational researcher was brought in from the academic world to look at the use being made of Exminster.
▪ Demos takes in figures from the business, trades union and academic worlds as well as journalists.
▪ In the last academic year it published 23 major articles, and produced 26 papers in its Discussion Paper series.
▪ School officials hope to put the stricter promotion standards into place this academic year.
▪ Hon. Members will be aware that the access fund allocations for the current academic year have already been made.
▪ In the next academic year the Tutoring Scheme is to be extended throughout the University.
▪ Good Luck with your enrolment and the start of the new academic year - see you in October.
▪ On April 7 the government ordered the closure of all schools and the university, and declared the current academic year invalid.
the school/academic year
▪ A dud for most of the year, with peaks at the start of the school year and at Christmas.
▪ Alvin was to stay behind to finish the school year.
▪ In the academic year 1990/91, work by the staff of the Department led to two national awards.
▪ That uncertainty arose after a $ 10 million budget shortfall surfaced in July, days before the start of the school year.
▪ The Counselling Service offers a number of group workshops and skills acquisition classes during the academic year.
▪ The paper was discussed by branches and Federations during the academic year 1956-57 and at the District Council of July 1957.
▪ The Transit minibus will be used for outings and visits throughout the school year.
▪ To bring together these keys to the curriculum, the school year is organized around themes.
▪ an academic education
▪ an academic institution
▪ Her name is well known in academic circles.
▪ How is academic achievement to be measured?
▪ I'm not particularly academic, but I love to read.
▪ I wasn't very academic, and l left school at sixteen.
▪ If you're academic, you can take some of your exams a year or two early.
▪ Increased self-confidence can help improve academic achievement.
▪ Leon was unemployed, and had no academic qualifications.
▪ Teachers must provide challenging activities for their more academic pupils.
▪ The academic year starts September 3.
▪ The budget meetings are not for academic discussion - some hard choices must be made.
▪ The new law raises concerns about academic freedom.
▪ By and large, the academic community seems content simply to accommodate to the instrumental needs of post-industrial society.
▪ Each academy has at least one integrated project per year that combines the career theme with the separate academic subjects.
▪ In both these forms of education there is co-operation between library and academic staff.
▪ In recent years, schools have become more involved with students' emotional welfare as well as their academic achievement.
▪ Markowitz's two-parameter model spawned an academic industry engaged in exploring the ramifications of the investor behaviour implied in the original formulation.
▪ Not unexpectedly, this officer left the police and moved into academic life.
▪ Now they are criticized because they are not academic enough.
▪ The relationship between idealism and politics is not academic.
Academics can usually get time off teaching to do their own research.
▪ An important role will be deciding what a fair rate of return for the academics should be in any given project.
▪ Bragg says that universities urgently need to convince academics that popularising research is respectable.
▪ In a day-long hearing students who oppose the plan say academics broke college rules by not consulting them about the plan.
▪ No academic would allow such superficial assessments in his or her own discipline.
▪ Some have injected low-level academics into low-level vocational classes.
▪ Students also will be able to have direct contact with professional academics and researchers.
▪ The Alice in Wonderland feeling never really disappears for an academic in the world of vocational training.
The Collaborative International Dictionary

Academic \Ac`a*dem"ic\, Academical \Ac`a*dem"ic*al\, a. [L. academicus: cf. F. acad['e]migue. See Academy.]

  1. Belonging to the school or philosophy of Plato; as, the Academic sect or philosophy.

  2. Belonging to an academy or other higher institution of learning; scholarly; literary or classical, in distinction from scientific. ``Academic courses.''
    --Warburton. ``Academical study.''


Academic \Ac`a*dem"ic\, n.

  1. One holding the philosophy of Socrates and Plato; a Platonist.

  2. A member of an academy, college, or university; an academician.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

1580s, "relating to an academy," also "collegiate, scholarly," from Latin academicus "of the Academy," from academia (see academy). Meaning "theoretical, not practical, not leading to a decision" (such as university debates or classroom legal exercises) is from 1886. Academic freedom is attested from 1901. Related: Academically.


a. 1 Belonging to the school or philosophy of Plato; as, the '''academic''' sect or philosophy. (First attested in the late 16th century.) 2 Belonging to an academy or other higher institution of learning; also a scholarly society or organization. (First attested in the late 16th century.) 3 theoretical or speculative; abstract; scholarly, literary or classical, in distinction to scientific or vocational; having no practical importance. (First attested in the late 19th century.) 4 (context art English) Conforming to set rules and traditions; conventional; formalistic. (First attested in the late 19th century.) 5 So scholarly as to be unaware of the outside world; lacking in worldliness. 6 Subscribing to the architectural standards of (w: Vitruvius). n. 1 (context usually capitalized English) A follower of Plato, a Platonist. (First attested in the mid 16th century.)(R:SOED5) 2 A senior member of an academy, college, or university; a person who attends an academy; a person engaged in scholarly pursuits; one who is academic in practice. (First attested in the late 16th century.)

  1. adj. associated with academia or an academy; "the academic curriculum"; "academic gowns"

  2. hypothetical or theoretical and not expected to produce an immediate or practical result; "an academic discussion"; "an academic question"

  3. marked by a narrow focus on or display of learning especially its trivial aspects [syn: donnish, pedantic]


n. an educator who works at a college or university [syn: academician, faculty member]

Academic (disambiguation)

An academic is a member of the academia.

For other uses, see:

Usage examples of "academic".

Coherence was achieved because the men who created the system all used the same, ever-growing body of textbooks, and they were all familiar with similar routines of lectures, debates and academic exercises and shared a belief that Christianity was capable of a systematic and authoritative presentation.

What they wanted was not a limited, academic type of inquiry such as they expected to be made by the Condon team, but a country-wide effort involving the resources of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

The morbid listening of his mother in the night brought out the fact that he made frequent sallies abroad under cover of darkness, and most of the more academic alienists unite at present in charging him with the revolting cases of vampirism which the press so sensationally reported about this time, but which have not yet been definitely traced to any known perpetrator.

Singular, communed the guest with himself, the wonderfully unequal faculty of metempsychosis possessed by them, that the puerperal dormitory and the dissecting theatre should be the seminaries of such frivolity, that the mere acquisition of academic titles should suffice to transform in a pinch of time these votaries of levity into exemplary practitioners of an art which most men anywise eminent have esteemed the noblest.

Along with them came a murmuring academic program and text discussing how these locations demonstrated dichotomous usage.

The dish face contained nothing but the mild didacticism appropriate to an academic.

After returning to America, his father taught history at City College of New York, specializing in Iberia and its colonies, and Diffie had grown up immersed in the academic, left-wing politics of New York City in the fifties and early sixties.

He was sort of a career ectopic pregnancy--he was never going to produce anything, but he was determined to stay in the general area of the academic womb.

Carla and Abel, had given her the present of a summer in Virtu, before her life got hardball, red in tooth and claw, and otherwise preoccupied with things academic.

The refit of the Hawkbill had been a major accomplishment in this endeavor: the submarine had taken on an impressive array of sonar, seismic equipment, and a battery of other electronics intended for use by academic and governmental researchers.

Further, little attention is paid to previous writing about the same text, as if the advent of new historicism has wiped the academic slate clean.

Fisk was a typical academic, bald, jowly, reading glasses dangling from his neck.

You are very proficient in three languages, including the academic language of Keno, and the business language of Neno, which are both extremely helpful.

Because of their academic garb, the duke said it in Keno, the academic language, which he was not truly fluent in.

There are numerous exercises which have some part in the process of raising the Kundalini, and just to give you some information, on this subject let me tell you of one or two merely as a matter of academic interest.