Definitions of academician
  1. noun
    an educator who works at a college or university
    synonyms: academic, faculty member
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    prof, professor
    someone who is a member of the faculty at a college or university
    assistant professor
    a teacher or lower rank than an associate professor
    associate professor
    a teacher lower in rank than a full professor but higher than an assistant professor
    full professor
    a professor of the highest rank
    Regius professor
    holder of a British professorship created by a royal patron
    visiting professor
    a professor visiting another college or university to teach for a limited time
    type of:
    educator, pedagog, pedagogue
    someone who educates young people
  2. noun
    a scholar who is skilled in academic disputation
    synonyms: schoolman
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    type of:
    bookman, scholar, scholarly person, student
    a learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines
  3. noun
    someone elected to honorary membership in an academy
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    a recipient of honors in recognition of noteworthy accomplishments
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