academy academy  /ə ˈkæ də mi/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a learned establishment for the advancement of knowledge
  2. (n) an institution for the advancement of art or science or literature
  3. (n) a school for special training
  4. (n) a secondary school (usually private)

Usage(s):

  1. Thanks to sponsors like Delta, the academy is able to send its 120 students who range from fifth to eighth grade and attend largely on scholarship on trips to six countries.
  2. The academy is being watched closely in education circles.
  3. Armed gunmen attacked a police academy early Monday in Lahore, killing 13 and taking dozens of police hostage in another brazen example of militant violence in Pakistan.

News

  1. DEXTER: Michigan Academy of Dance and Music to perform Spring Concert June 15

    DEXTER — Students of the Michigan Academy of Dance and Music in Dexter will perform their Spring Concert at the Skyline High School Auditorium in Ann Arbor June 15.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Dexter Leader

  2. Dance Academy USA Announces They Will Host Flow 40 Dance Workshops

    Dance Academy USA will be hosting the Flow 40 Dance workshop the weekend of July 20th-21st. These workshops are offered to students of all ages and skill levels and is an opportunity to learn from professionals while expanding their dance education. (PRWeb June 15, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10837011.htm
    on June 15, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. Shawnee Academy to be auctioned

    The former Shawnee Academy residential and day school campus property will be sold by lender-owned auction at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 10, on the school campus at 114 Academy Drive in Shawnee-on-Delaware.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Pocono Record

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Quotes

  1. "I did not feel that I was given the material this season to warrant an Emmy nomination and in an effort to maintain the integrity of the academy organization" decided against competing, Heigl said in a written statement provided by her...
    on Jun 11, 2008 By: Katherine Heigl Source: FOXNews

  2. "I'd like to thank the academy for courageously breaking the mould this time," Hancock said.
    on Feb 9, 2008 By: Herbie Hancock Source: BBC News

  3. "The final outcome, of course, will be the same -- one best picture winner -- but the race to the finish line will feature 10, not just five, great movies from 2009. Having 10 best picture nominees is going to allow academy voters to recognize and...
    on Jun 24, 2009 By: Sid Ganis Source: Los Angeles Times

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