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1) the academic subjects, areas of study, in which imagination and personal appreciation are more important than exact measurement and calculation (arts)

2) outside the regular course of academic work or studies (extracurricular)

3) the system of methods used, e.g. in academic study (methodology)

4) academic subjects, areas of study, in which exact measurement, observation and calculation are used (science)

5) the starting point (of a river); a place or person from which something comes or is got; original documents etc for an academic study (source)

6) a fixed or limited period of time; (of schools, universities etc) one of the periods into which the academic year is divided; (term)

7) a long, detailed piece of writing explaining, supporting or criticizing something, especially as part of an academic course (thesis)

8) an academic book hat deals with one subject in detail (treatise)

9) (the colleges, buildings etc of) an institution for advanced teaching, conferring degrees and engaging in academic research (university)

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classical

in, of, the best (especially ancient Greek and Roman) art and literature

concerning ancient culture

formal

(of words, ways of speaking or writing) used in situations when one must be particularly polite, impersonal, well-educated, traditional etc to give a good impression

established, orderly

hypothetical

of, based on, a hypothesis (and not proved)

guessed, assumed

pedagogic

educational (which is more usual)

educational

roman

of, concerning, ancient Rome

concerning ancient culture

scholar

a boy or girl at school; a student who is awarded money or other help so that he or she can attend a university, college etc

person who is very involved in education and learning

studious

enjoying and wanting to study; very careful

scholarly, attentive

theoretical

based on theory, not on practice or experience; not tested yet

hypothetical

tutorial

a teaching period for a small group of university students

educational

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