faculty, mental faculty, modulenoun
one of the inherent cognitive or perceptual powers of the mind
the body of teachers and administrators at a school
"the dean addressed the letter to the entire staff of the university"
The scholarly staff at colleges or universities, as opposed to the students or support staff.
A division of a university (e.g. a Faculty of Science or Faculty of Medicine).
An ability, skill, or power.
He lived until he reached the age of 90 with most of his faculties intact.
Etymology: From faculte, from faculte, from facultas, another form of facilitas, from facul, another form of facilis; see facile.
ability to act or perform, whether inborn or cultivated; capacity for any natural function; especially, an original mental power or capacity for any of the well-known classes of mental activity; psychical or soul capacity; capacity for any of the leading kinds of soul activity, as knowledge, feeling, volition; intellectual endowment or gift; power; as, faculties of the mind or the soul
special mental endowment; characteristic knack
power; prerogative or attribute of office
privilege or permission, granted by favor or indulgence, to do a particular thing; authority; license; dispensation
a body of a men to whom any specific right or privilege is granted; formerly, the graduates in any of the four departments of a university or college (Philosophy, Law, Medicine, or Theology), to whom was granted the right of teaching (profitendi or docendi) in the department in which they had studied; at present, the members of a profession itself; as, the medical faculty; the legal faculty, ect
the body of person to whom are intrusted the government and instruction of a college or university, or of one of its departments; the president, professors, and tutors in a college
A faculty is a division within a university comprising one subject area, or a number of related subject areas. In American usage such divisions are generally referred to as colleges or schools, but may also mix terminology. The medieval University of Paris, which served as a model for most of the later medieval universities in Europe, had four faculties: the Faculties of Theology, Law, Medicine, and finally the Faculty of Arts, from which every student had to graduate in order to continue his training in one of the other three, sometimes known as the higher faculties. The privilege to establish these four faculties was usually part of all medieval charters for universities, but not every university could do so in practice. The Faculty of Arts took its name from the seven liberal arts: the trivium and the quadrivium. In German, Scandinavian, Slavic and other universities, the name for this faculty would more often literally translate as 'faculty of philosophy'. The degree of Magister Artium derives its name from the Faculty of Arts, while the degree of Doctor of Philosophy originates within German education and derives its name from the German name of the Arts faculty.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
fak′ul-ti, n. facility or power to act: any particular ability or aptitude: an original power of the mind: any physical capability or function: personal quality or endowment: right, authority, or privilege to act: license: a department of learning at a university, or the professors constituting it: the members of a profession: executive ability.—adj. Fac′ultātive, optional: of or pertaining to a faculty.—Court of Faculties, a court established by Henry VIII., whereby authority is given to the Archbishop of Canterbury to grant dispensations and faculties. [Fr.,—L. facultatem—facilis, easy.]
U.S. National Library of Medicine
The teaching staff and members of the administrative staff having academic rank in an educational institution.
An ability, skill or power.
We all have various faculties which we can relate to e.g. memory, thought, imagination etc,Submitted by MaryC on December 31, 2019
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'Faculty' in Nouns Frequency: #2122
The numerical value of Faculty in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of Faculty in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
I hope that we will be able to continue to really build a better public university, where all students and all of our faculty feel welcome, we would have loved to have done it with you, but we don't want to put the burden on you, either.
She definitely drew out each student and faculty member.
I can safely say that the scope of the 20-year UNC fraud scandal easily takes the prize for the largest and most nefarious scandal in the history of NCAA enforcement. The depth and breadth of the scheme -- involving counselors, coaches, academic administrators, faculty, athletic administrators, etc. -- eclipses any previous case.
We had a faculty member, who in fact, obtained some tissue and, during one of these summer workshops dissected, I think one or two fetal brains.
Most private schools across India have not paid salaries to their teachers in the last few months in spite of fact that these were giving peanuts remuneration to their teaching faculty and charging exorbitant fees from the students before lockdown. What punitive action has been taken against such inhumane management and erring institutions ?
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- умение, факултет, способностBulgarian
- Kollegium, Begabung, Fakultät, Fähigkeit, VermögenGerman
- taito, voima, opetushenkilökunta, kyky, tiedekuntaFinnish
- la faculté, facultéFrench
- ceudfathScottish Gaelic
- egyetemi karHungarian
- факултет, вештина, способностMacedonian
- fakultet, evneNorwegian
- zdolność, wydziałPolish
- faculdade, setor, docênciaPortuguese
- putință, abilitate, capacitate, facultateRomanian
- отделение, возможность, факультет, способность, профессураRussian
- kollegium, fakultet, lärarkollegium, förmåga, färdighetSwedish
- fakülte, yetiTurkish
- здібність, факультет, професорсько-викладацький склад, відділ, професура, дарUkrainian
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