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Definition 1: a learned establishment for the advancement of knowledge - [noun denoting artifact]

(academy is a kind of ...) a public or private structure (business or governmental or educational) including buildings and equipment for business or residence

Definition 2: a secondary school (usually private) - [noun denoting group]

(academy is a kind of ...) a school for students intermediate between elementary school and college; usually grades 9 to 12

Definition 3: a school for special training - [noun denoting group]

(academy is a kind of ...) an educational institution

"the school was founded in 1900"

(... is a kind of academy ) an academy for the advanced study of Jewish texts (primarily the Talmud)

(... is a kind of academy ) an academy for training police officers

(... is a kind of academy ) an academy for training military officers

(... is a kind of academy ) an academy for training naval officers

(... is a kind of academy ) an academy for training air force officers

(... is a kind of academy ) a school established by Plato in ancient Athens

"Plato's Academy continued for several hundred years after Plato died"

Definition 4: an institution for the advancement of art or science or literature - [noun denoting group]

Synonyms for academy in the sense of this definition

(academy is a kind of ...) an organization founded and united for a specific purpose

(... is a kind of academy ) an academy that gives annual awards for achievements in motion picture production and performance

(... is a kind of academy ) an academy that gives annual awards for outstanding achievements in television

(... is a kind of academy ) an honorary group of French writers and thinkers supported by the French government

"the French Academy sets standards for the use of the French language"

(... is a kind of academy ) an honorary American society of scientists created by President Lincoln during the American Civil War

(... is a kind of academy ) an honorary academy in London (founded in 1768) intended to cultivate painting and sculpture and architecture in Britain

(... is a kind of academy ) an honorary English society (formalized in 1660 and given a royal charter by Charles II in 1662) through which the British government has supported science

(academy is a member of ...) someone elected to honorary membership in an academy

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