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. [1913 Webster]

2. Belonging to an academy or other higher institution of learning; scholarly; literary or classical, in distinction from scientific. ``Academic courses.'' --Warburton. ``Academical study.'' --Berkeley. [1913 Webster]

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