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Ivory Tower 1100 Words You Need Week 32 Day 1

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Ivory Tower 1100 Words You Need

Ivory Tower 1100 Words You Need Week 32 Day 1 with authentic materials and examples, synonyms, antonyms, illustrated flashcards and text-to-speech for GRE, TOEFL & IELTS

being raised or living in conditions or settings separated from real-life problems or difficulties, seclusion, isolation, remoteness, academe, academic world

An ivory tower is a metaphorical place—or an atmosphere—where people are happily cut off from the rest of the world in favor of their own pursuits, usually mental and esoteric ones. From the 19th century, it has been used to designate an environment of intellectual pursuit disconnected from the practical concerns of everyday life. Most contemporary uses of the term refer to academia or the college and university systems in many countries.

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/

Antonym: real world

Adjective: ivory towered

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