Example sentences for: academic

How can you use “academic” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Culturebox's friends at Lingua Franca , the magazine for academic insiders, have a hot scoop: They've learned that James Mackay, the author of an acclaimed new biography, Alexander Graham Bell: A Life (John Wiley & Sons), has been accused of plagiarizing substantial portions of his book from a 1973 biography of Bell by Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Robert V. Bruce.

  • Hargarten related that a recent survey found that almost one-third of academic EDs have faculty in community settings.

  • Standardized tests are dispatched wittily in a scene in 'Tis in which an "Academic Chairman" reels off a list of what McCourt, as a neophyte teacher, must do with a class full of angry, ignorant, rebellious teen-agers:

  • The Journal quotes an academic who says that while not a primary factor in deciding to get married, "A $500 increase in taxes decreases the probability of marriage by 1% or 2%," and quotes one woman who says she's just living with her boyfriend despite their desire to marry because she doesn't want to give the IRS an additional $3,700.

  • Her academic argument is: For complicated sociological reasons (which I'll explain in a minute), American spending patterns have changed in ways we need to take notice of.


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