Correct spelling, explanation: academy comes from Akadēmos, which is a name of a Greek hero and the garden where a famous philosopher – Plato – taught his lessons. The word academy also existed in French and Latin, from which it entered Middle English and still functions in modern English.
Definition of academy:
1. noun – refers to schools that provide training for certain jobs or to an organization whose main function is to protect or develop art, science, etc.
The military academy provides demanding, but professional training.
The Royal Academy of Modern Art is one of the most prestigious art schools in our country.
Expressions and phrases with academy:
The word academy usually collocates with the verbs: attend or go to as well as it goes together with the preposition at:
She has attended the Royal Academy of Fashion for six months.
If you want to go to the military academy, you need to take the entrance exams.
At the police academy it is crucial to follow all the rules.
Incorrect spelling, explanation: many users of English make a mistake in the word academy by spelling it with a double -c, which results in an incorrect form
accademy. The mistake is probably the result of the pronunciation of the -c letter, which sounds as -k, and in English this sound is frequently represented with a double -c letter. The only possible spelling, however, is academy.
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