A learned society also known as Learned Academy, Scholarly society, or academic association) is an organization that exists to promote an academic discipline , profession , or a group of related disciplines such as the arts and science Membership to the society mae be open to all, also may require possession of some qualifications, or maybe an honor conferred by election.
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