The concept of an "Academy" dates back to the time of Plato.
noun ( pl. -mies)
1 a place of study or training in a special field : a police academy.
• historical a place of study.
• a secondary school, typically a private one : he had passed all his finals at Ephebus Academy.
• ( the Academy) the teaching school founded by Plato.
2 a society or institution of distinguished scholars, artists, or scientists, that aims to promote and maintain standards in its particular field : the National Academy of Sciences.
• the community of scholars; academe : a writing and publishing world outside the academy.
ORIGIN late Middle English (denoting the garden where Plato taught): from French académie or Latin academia, from Greek akadēmeia, from Akadēmos, the hero after whom Plato's garden was named.
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