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addaword.gifdefinition of frackademic

noun
a negative term for an academic who write in support of fracking (=a type of mining for gas, oil etc. that is considered by many to be environmentally harmful)
The MIT frackademics stuck to the party line: they only tested newly completed wells …
Submitted from United Kingdom on 14/12/2012 10:58:00
Definition of frackademic from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

pre-cation

a paid holiday given to a new employee before they start their job

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