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EtymologyEdit

From Middle French académie, from Latin acadēmīa, from Ancient Greek Ἀκαδημία (Akadēmía), a grove of trees and gymnasium outside of Athens where Plato taught; from the name of the supposed former owner of that estate, the Attic hero Akademos. Compare academe, academia, Akademeia.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌaː.kaːˈdeː.mi/
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  • Hyphenation: aca‧de‧mie

NounEdit

academie f (plural academiën or academies, diminutive academietje n)

  1. academy

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RomanianEdit

 
academie

EtymologyEdit

From French académie, from Latin acadēmīa, from Ancient Greek Ἀκαδημία (Akadēmía).

NounEdit

academie f (plural academii)

  1. academy (learned society)
  2. academy (place for study)

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