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academicism, academism (s) (noun), academcisms: academisms (pl)
1. The teachings or concepts of Plato's Academy: The Academy of Plato, founded about 387 BC in Athens, was the place where his academicisms were taught and studied.
2. Artistry that relies on conventional techniques or emphasises the formal aspects of an art form: The school of art that Jane attended was known for its academicism in painting and poetry and there was little acceptance for imagination.
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