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1. A formal society whose purpose is to promote a particular aspect of knowledge or culture.
2. An educational institution devoted to a particular subject; such as, a military academy.
3. A secondary or high school, usually a private one (usually used in school names).
4. The academic community; especially, scholars at colleges and universities.
5. An association or institution for the advancement of art, literature, or science; such as, the National Academy of Arts and Letters.
6. A group of authorities and leaders in a field of scholarship, art, etc., who are often permitted to dictate standards, prescribe methods, and criticize new ideas.
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