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English noun: academy

1. academy (group) a secondary school (usually private)


Broader (hypernym)Gymnasium, lycee, lyceum, middle school, secondary school

2. academy (group) an institution for the advancement of art or science or literature


Synonymshonorary society


Broader (hypernym)establishment, institution


Narrower (hyponym)Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, French Academy, National Academy of Sciences, Royal Academy, Royal Academy of Arts, Royal Society, Royal Society of London for Improving Natural Knowledge


Member holonymacademician

3. academy (group) a school for special training


Broader (hypernym)school


Narrower (hyponym)air force academy, military academy, naval academy, Plato's Academy, police academy, yeshiva, yeshivah

4. academy (artifact) a learned establishment for the advancement of knowledge


Broader (hypernym)establishment









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