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Faculty

Faculty

WordNet



noun


(1)   One of the inherent cognitive or perceptual powers of the mind
(2)   The body of teachers and administrators at a school
"The dean addressed the letter to the entire staff of the university"
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Etymology


From < < , another form of < , another form of ; see .

Noun



  1. The scholarly staff at colleges or universities, as opposed to the students or support staff.
  2. A division of a university (e.g. a Faculty of Science or Faculty of Medicine).
  3. An ability, skill, or power.
    He lived until he reached the age of 90 with most of his faculties intact.