Style vs Pracademic - What's the difference?

style | pracademic |

As adjectives the difference between style and pracademic

is that style is elegant, stylish while pracademic is pertaining to a type of teaching style for entrepreneurs.

As a verb style

is .

As a noun pracademic is

someone who is both an academic and an active practitioner in their subject area.




(en noun)
  • A manner of doing or presenting things, especially a fashionable one.
  • * Chesterfield
  • Style is the dress of thoughts.
  • * C. Middleton
  • the usual style of dedications
  • * I. Disraeli
  • It is style alone by which posterity will judge of a great work.
  • * Sir J. Reynolds
  • The ornamental style also possesses its own peculiar merit.
  • flair; grace; fashionable skill
  • As a dancer, he has a lot of style .
  • (botany) The stalk that connects the stigma(s) to the ovary in a pistil of a flower.
  • A traditional or legal term preceding a reference to a person who holds a title or post.
  • A traditional or legal term used to address a person who holds a title or post.
  • the style of Majesty
  • * Burke
  • one style to a gracious benefactor, another to a proud, insulting foe
  • (nonstandard) A stylus.
  • (obsolete) A pen; an author's pen.
  • (Dryden)
  • A sharp-pointed tool used in engraving; a graver.
  • A kind of blunt-pointed surgical instrument.
  • A long, slender, bristle-like process.
  • the anal styles of insects
  • The pin, or gnomon, of a sundial, the shadow of which indicates the hour.
  • (computing) A visual or other modification to text or other elements of a document, such as bold or italic.
  • applying styles to text in a wordprocessor
    Cascading Style Sheets

    Derived terms

    * stylish * stylist * hairstyle * style guide * style manual

    See also

    * substance


  • To create or give a style, fashion or image.
  • To call or give a name or title.
  • * 1811 , Jane Austen, Sense and Sensibility , chapter 10
  • Marianne’s preserver, as Margaret, with more elegance than precision, stiled (SIC) Willoughby, called at the cottage early the next morning to make his personal inquiries.






    (en noun)
  • Someone who is both an academic and an active practitioner in their subject area.
  • The life and times of pracademics


    (en adjective)
  • Pertaining to a type of teaching style for entrepreneurs
  • :I earned a pracademic degree.
  • The Pracademic Curve


    *Paul L Posner, 'The Life and Times of Pracademics', [] *Maria R. Volpe and David Chandler, Resolving and Managing Conflicts in Academic Communities: The Emerging Role of the "Pracademic", Negotiation Journal, Vol 17 No. 3, P245-255, 2001, Wiley InterScience *Willard T. Price, A Pracademic Research Agenda for Public Infrastructure, Public Works Management & Policy , Vol. 5, No. 4, 287-296 (2001), Sage. *George L. Hanbury, A “Pracademic’s” Perspective of Ethics and Honor: Imperatives for Public Service in the 21st Century!, Public Organization Review, Volume 4, No. 3, Sept. 2004, pp. 187-204, Springer. * Pracademic Degree *Peter Simpson, Leicester University, Inaugural conference of the Institute of Civil Protection and Emergency Management (April 2009)[]. English blends