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academy
n. secondary school; school which offers special instruction; academic association or institution

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Academy
An academy (Attic Greek: Ἀκαδήμεια; Koine Greek Ἀκαδημία) is an institution of secondary education or 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 and skill, north of AthensGreece.

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academy

Noun
1. a secondary school (usually private)
(hypernym) secondary school, lyceum, lycee, Gymnasium, middle school
2. an institution for the advancement of art or science or literature
(synonym) honorary society
(hypernym) institution, establishment
(hyponym) Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
(member-meronym) academician
3. a school for special training
(hypernym) school
(hyponym) yeshiva, yeshivah
4. a learned establishment for the advancement of knowledge
(hypernym) establishment


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n. akademie

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academy
Rzecz. szkoła; akademia; akademia


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