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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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