Example sentences for: academic

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

  • According to the Wall Street Journal , the Florida-based Registry for College and University Presidents maintains a list of 55 retired college presidents who are ready to lead academic institutions around the country on an interim basis.

  • Although most scientific careers demand a graduate degree, a professional master's in many hard sciences still encounters entrenched academic opposition.

  • Those who attend academic conferences soon come to dread the speaker who reads aloud a paper meant to be read in a journal: it is almost impossible to assimilate its information because none of the normal communicative devices used in viva voce communication are present--repetition being among them.

  • Certainly I, for one, was taken in at first by his solemn academic tone and groaned at the prospect of having to write a moralizing corrective--“Even Ober nods,” “Physician, heal thyself”--spare us!

  • Wilson provides superb overviews of Western intellectual history and of the current state of understanding in many academic disciplines.


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