academy

  • 1 Academy — ist der Name mehrerer Orte in den Vereinigten Staaten: Academy (South Dakota) Academy (Texas) Academy bezeichnet auch: Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences einen Hersteller von Modellbausätzen: Academy (Unternehmen) Siehe auch: Academy… …

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  • 2 Academy — A*cad e*my, n.; pl. {Academies}. [F. acad[ e]mie, L. academia. Cf. {Academe}.] 1. A garden or grove near Athens (so named from the hero Academus), where Plato and his followers held their philosophical conferences; hence, the school of philosophy …

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  • 3 academy — (n.) late 15c., the classical Academy, from Fr. Académie, from L. Academia, from Gk. Akademeia grove of Akademos, a legendary Athenian of the Trojan War tales (his name apparently means of a silent district ), whose estate, six stadia from Athens …

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  • 4 academy — [ə kad′ə mē] n. pl. academies [Fr académie < L academia < Gr akadēmeia: see ACADEME] 1. a private secondary or high school 2. a school offering instruction in a special field [a music academy] 3. an association of scholars, writers, artists …

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  • 5 academy — [n1] school, especially for higher education boarding school, brainery*, finishing school, halls of ivy*, institute, military school, preparatory school, prep school, secondary school, seminary; concept 289 academy [n2] society or institution… …

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  • 6 Academy — of Athens …

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  • 7 academy — index institute Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 8 academy — ► NOUN (pl. academies) 1) a place of study or training in a special field. 2) a society or institution of distinguished scholars, artists, or scientists that aims to promote and maintain standards in its field. 3) US & Scottish a secondary school …

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  • 9 Academy — An academy (Greek Ἀκαδημία) is an institution of higher learning, research, or honorary membership.The name traces back to Plato s school of philosophy, founded approximately 385 BC at Akademia, a sanctuary of Athena, the goddess of wisdom, north …

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  • 10 academy — /euh kad euh mee/, n., pl. academies. 1. a secondary or high school, esp. a private one. 2. a school or college for special instruction or training in a subject: a military academy. 3. an association or institution for the advancement of art,… …

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  • 11 academy — n. 1) a military; naval; riding academy 2) an academy for (an academy for boys) 3) at an academy * * * [ə kædəmɪ] naval riding academy a military at an academy an academy for (an academy for boys) …

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  • 12 Academy 23 — Infobox musical artist Name = Academy 23 Img capt = Img size = Background = group or band Origin = London Genre = neo folk Years active = 1989 1999 Label = Thinking Time Associated acts = The Apostles Time To Think Unit Also Known As = URL =… …

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  • 13 academy — [[t]əkæ̱dəmi[/t]] academies 1) N COUNT: usu with supp, oft in names Academy is sometimes used in the names of schools and colleges, especially those specializing in particular subjects or skills, or private high schools in the United States. If… …

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  • 14 academy — noun /əˈkædəmi/ a) A society of learned men united for the advancement of the arts and sciences, and literature, or some particular art or science the French Academy; the American Academy of Arts and Sciences; academies of literature and… …

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  • 15 academy — 01. His parents sent him to a military [academy] because they thought he was getting a little too wild. 02. After taking classical ballet for years, Jennifer decided to try a jazz dance course at the [academy]. 03. The local high school has an… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 16 academy —    A learned group accepted as authoritative in its discipline (subject area), or a school in which art is taught. Originally the school of philosophy founded by Plato in the garden of Academe, a district in the vicinity of Athens. It was closed… …

    Glossary of Art Terms

  • 17 academy */ — UK [əˈkædəmɪ] / US noun [countable] Word forms academy : singular academy plural academies 1) a school or college that teaches a particular subject or skill a military/police academy a) in the US, a private school that prepares students for… …

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  • 18 academy — n. (pl. ies) 1 a a place of study or training in a special field (military academy; academy of dance). b hist. a place of study. 2 (usu. Academy) a society or institution of distinguished scholars, artists, scientists, etc. (Royal Academy). 3 Sc …

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  • 19 Academy FC — Football club infobox clubname = Academy FC fullname = Academy FC nickname = founded = ground = Cayman Islands capacity = chairman = manager = Winston Chung league = Cayman Islands League season = 2006 position = Academy FC is a Cayman Islander… …

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  • 20 academy — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ military, naval, police ▪ training VERB + ACADEMY ▪ attend, be at, enter …

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