Example sentences for: academies

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

  • By 1900 he had made his way to Paris, where he first trained as an architect, then studied at a couple of traditional art academies.

  • Prompted by Sophie Charlotte, his wife, the king founded academies for the arts and sciences in Berlin.

  • As the principles of humanitarianism spread and the era of mass schooling arrived, Mann and others replaced or supplemented the elite academies with taxpayer-supported "common schools," which admitted young students from all walks of life.

  • It was the first majority-white city in the South to elect a black mayor (twice-failed Senate aspirant Harvey Gantt), and remains committed to school integration--even as whites in other cities have flocked to private "seg academies."

  • At elite academies, it can be as much as $12,000 per year.


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