academician academician  /ˌæ kə də ˈmɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) someone elected to honorary membership in an academy
  2. (n) a scholar who is skilled in academic disputation
  3. (n) an educator who works at a college or university

Usage(s):

  1. Armed with master's and doctorate degrees from the University of Syracuse, he became at once a journalist, academician, lecturer and pundit.
  2. At 27, he was elected a full-fledged academician.
  3. Moved by his conscience and his ethical convictions, academician Sakharov dared to publicly challenge the all-powerful machine of the totalitarian state.

News

  • RIP: I Jesudasan, former Church of South India moderator, dies at 88

    [National Council of Churches in India press release] The Most Rev. I Jesudasan of the Church of South India (CSI) passed way in Trivandrum on June 16 at the age of 88. A dynamic leader, Bishop Jesudasan was the first person in Kerala to ordain women. Also an academician, he served as principal of the Kerala United Theological Seminary. He is to be credited with the formation of many ministers ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Worldwide Faith News

Quotes

  1. "I like Susan Zelman, she'sa nice person," Strickland said during a meeting with The Enquirer's editorial board. "But she's not a leader, she's not an advocate, she's not a good manager." "She's an academician, a psychomatrician, a...
    on Mar 13, 2008 By: Ted Strickland Source: Cincinnati Enquirer

  2. "It'sa film about education and child care so I thought an academician should release it. I asked Mrs Bajaj the principal of this naught boy to do the honors," Aamir Khan said.
    on Jul 27, 2008 By: Aamir Khan Source: News Line 365

  3. "The Academician Fyodorov will cross 2,000 nautical miles, including 800 miles through heavy ice, within the next two and a half months," captain Mikhail Kaloshin told Itar-Tass.
    on Jul 15, 2007 By: Mikhail Somov Source: ITAR-TASS

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