to reduce (a subject) to a rigid set of rules, principles, precepts, etc.:
futile attempts to academize the visual arts.
to reduce (a subject) to a rigid set of rules, principles, precepts, etc.: futile attempts to academize the visual arts.
. Philosophy. the philosophy of the school founded by Plato.
an Arcadian whose estate became a meeting place for Athenian philosophers. Historical Examples They talk of progress, and while they talk they sigh for all that they have lost in Academus. Wisdom, Wit, and Pathos of Ouida Ouida “I mean the philosopher, who teaches in the groves of Academus,” continued he. Philothea Lydia Maria Child […]
- Academy award
an annual award given to a performer, director, technician, etc., of the motion-picture industry for superior achievement in a specific category: judged by the voting members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and symbolized by the presentation of an Oscar. Contemporary Examples Which of the 10 will claim the Academy Award on […]