a query which has an interesting answer but is of no practical use or importance
Spending is not an academic question.
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 advocacy of independence, said the Globe, could not be treated as an academic question.
George Brown John Lewis
Whether or not we were creatures of atrophied brains and distorted vision is an academic question.
The Portal of Dreams Charles Neville Buck
It was answered that these positions and his arguments addressed to the academic question were irreconcilable and incompatible.
The Felon’s Track Michael Doheny
He had not wanted a theological discussion, an academic question and reply.
The Altar Steps Compton MacKenzie
And, again, it must be said emphatically that this is not an academic question, dealing with unreal distinctions.
The Unpopular Review Vol. I Various
But the contention throws us back upon the academic question of what a suzerainty is.
The War in South Africa Arthur Conan Doyle
To all, from this time, child labor would no longer be an academic question but a vivid reality.
The Shadow Mary White Ovington
It is still an academic question whether or not the marriage of a brother and sister both born illegitimate is prohibited.
Marriage and Divorce Laws of the World Hyacinthe Ringrose
Up to this time the suffrage was a theory, an academic question of right and justice.
What eight million women want Rheta Childe Dorr
- 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 […]
. academicals, . Historical Examples But he had now been dismissed from it, not by academical, but by political agencies. The Grand Old Man Richard B. Cook No echo of the German ultimatum to Russia penetrated that academical peace. Notes on Life and Letters Joseph Conrad I have always found myself,’ says Fitzjames, in reference […]
. academicals, . Contemporary Examples Harrovians were also judged to be a bit thick, as the school was not as academically demanding as Eton. Thank God I Was Kicked Out of Eton, Not Harrow Tom Sykes September 5, 2013 Scalia, Thomas, Roberts, and Sotomayor went to highly competitive, academically rigorous Catholic schools. In Defense of […]
. academicals, . plural noun another term for academic dress