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Noun: academy  u'ka-du-mee
  1. A secondary school (usually private)
     
  2. An institution for the advancement of art, science or literature
    - honorary society
     
  3. A school for special training
     
  4. A learned establishment for the advancement of knowledge

Derived forms: academies

Type of: establishment, Gymnasium, institution, lycée, lyceum, middle school, school, secondary school

Encyclopedia: Academy, New Jersey