Faculty

[academic staff] In North American English, faculty is the academic staff of a university: senior teachers, lecturers, and/or researchers. The term is most commonly used in this context in the United States and Canada, and generally includes professors of various rank: assistant professors, associate professors, and (full) professors, usual...
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faculty

[n] - one of the inherent cognitive or perceptual powers of the mind
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Faculty

Collection of study departments linked together by subject (eg. Engineering or Business)
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Faculty

Individual subjects within universities are grouped into faculties or schools, e.g. English would be part of the Faculty of Arts along with subjects such as modern languages.
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Faculty

A group of similar academic departments. For example, the departments of Social Work, Education and Community Education are grouped together under the Faculty of Education and Social Work.
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Faculty

Fac'ul·ty noun ; plural Faculties . [ French facult... , Latin facultas , from facilis easy (cf. facul easily), from fecere to make. See Fact , and confer Facility .] 1. Ability to act or perform, whether inborn or cultivated;...
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faculty

Origin: F. Facult, L. Facultas, fr. Facilis easy (cf. Facul easily), fr. Fecere to make. See Fact, and cf. Facility. ... 1. 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; cap...
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faculty

mental faculty noun one of the inherent cognitive or perceptual powers of the mind
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faculty

(fak´әl-te) a normal power or function, especially of the mind. the teaching staff of an institute of learning.
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Faculty

• (n.) Special mental endowment; characteristic knack. • (n.) Power; prerogative or attribute of office. • (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 o...
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faculty

(from the article `pedagogy`) The theory of learning involving mental discipline is more commonly associated with Aristotle`s `faculty psychology`, by which the mind is understood ... ...educational practice. Educators in Western countries at the end of the 19th century widely endorsed the doctrine of formal discipline, conten...
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Faculty

(1) The body of teaching personnel in a department, division, or an entire institution. (2) An academic administrative unit, e.g., The Faculty of Engineering.
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faculty

a fundamental power of human subjects to do something or perform some rational function.
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Faculty

(Scholastic) Medieval psychology distinguishes several faculties of the soul which are said to be really distinct from each other and from the substance of the soul. According to Aquinas the distinction is based on objects and operations. The faculties are conceived as accidents of the soul's substance, but as pertaining essentially to its nature,....
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faculty

Type: Term Pronunciation: fak′ŭl-tē Definitions: 1. A natural or specialized power of a living organism.
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Faculty

[division] A faculty is a division within a university comprising one subject area, or a number of related subject areas (for the North American usage, referring to academic staff, see `Faculty (academic staff)`). In American usage such divisions are generally referred to as colleges (e.g., `college of arts and sciences`) or schools (e.g., ...
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Faculty

[instrument] A faculty is a legal instrument or warrant in canon law, especially a judicial or quasi-judicial warrant from an ecclesiastical court or tribunal. In the Roman Catholic Church, it is `the authority, privilege, or permission, to perform an act or function. In a broad sense, a faculty is a certain power, whether based on one`s ow...
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Faculty

Twofold in meaning
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