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academy (s) (noun), academies (pl)
1. A formal society whose purpose is to promote a particular aspect of knowledge or culture: Some examples of such fellowships or organizations are the French Academy and the American Academy of Arts And Sciences.
2. An educational institution devoted to a particular subject: The military academy at West Point and the Academy of Music are two examples of such establishments.
3. A secondary or high school, usually a private one: The academy where Harry Potter, Hermione Granger, and Ron Weasley went was called Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.
4. The academic community: An academy consists especially of, scholars at colleges and universities.
5. An association or institution for the advancement of art, literature, or science: The National Academy of Arts and Letters is one example of such an affiliation.
6. A group of authorities and leaders in a field of scholarship, art, etc.: An academy can be a body of people who are often permitted to determine standards, specify methods, and to look down on or object to new ideas.
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