1. [ noun ] (education) a secondary school (usually private)
Related terms: secondary_school
2. [ noun ] an institution for the advancement of art or science or literature
Synonyms: honorary_society
Related terms: institution royal_academy academy_of_television_arts_and_sciences royal_society national_academy_of_sciences academy_of_motion_picture_arts_and_sciences French_Academy academician
3. [ noun ] (education) a school for special training
Related terms: school naval_academy military_academy air_force_academy Plato's_Academy yeshiva police_academy
4. [ noun ] (education) a learned establishment for the advancement of knowledge
Related terms: establishment
Similar spelling:   academism