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Faculty (IPA: /ˈfækəɫti/)


Faculty (n.)

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.

Faculty (n.)

Special mental endowment; characteristic knack.

Faculty (n.)

Power; prerogative or attribute of office.

Faculty (n.)

Privilege or permission, granted by favor or indulgence, to do a particular thing; authority; license; dispensation.

Faculty (n.)

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.

Faculty (n.)

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.

Faculty

Division within a university

Faculty

Academic staff

Faculty

Legal instrument in canon law

Faculty

A British technology company based in London

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Increase of P300 million for the Modernization Program and Faculty Development of the Philippine Normal University;" - Francis Escudero

Example Sentence (Quote)

" All media are extensions of some human faculty -- psychic or physical." - Marshall McLuhan

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Conscience is that peculiar faculty of the soul which may be called the religious instinct." - Conscience

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Every art and every faculty contemplates certain things as its principal objects." - Epictetus

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Faith is a higher faculty than reason." - Faith


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