Academic press



noun

a publishing house associated with a university or other scholarly institution, specializing in the publication of scholarly books and journals, particularly works written by its faculty; also called university press
Examples

The first English-language academic presses were those of Oxford and Cambridge.

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Academic procrastinator

    noun a student who, lacking poor time management skills and feeling stress, chooses to put off work or studying that needs to be done Examples academic procrastinators chided by their parents Usage Note informal

  • Academic question

    noun a query which has an interesting answer but is of no practical use or importance Examples Spending is not an academic question. Historical Examples Whether the oligarchy or its assassin was the more loathsome still remains an academic question, debatable only in an idle hour. The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte William Milligan Sloane The […]



  • Academic rank

    the rank of a faculty member in a college or university, as professor, associate professor, assistant professor, or instructor. Historical Examples Only such titles may be conferred as indicate an office or a profession; academic rank is not hereby affected. The New Germany George Young From the point of view of the collegiate course it […]

  • Academic year

    the customary annual period of instruction at a college, university, etc., running approximately from September to June. Contemporary Examples But a person close to the Obamas says they have also considered allowing them to finish up the academic year in Chicago. Will the Obama Kids Stay in Chicago with Grandma? Scott Horton November 12, 2008 […]



Disclaimer: Academic press definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.