faculty

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈfækəlti/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈfækəlti/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(fakəl tē)


Inflections of 'faculty' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": faculties
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faculty

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. the [engineering, physics, business, medical] faculty
  2. (a member of) the faculty of the [engineering] department
  3. (a member of) the university's faculty of [engineering]
  4. see one of our faculty for [help, assistance]
  5. have [an outstanding, a helpful] faculty
  6. the [head, director, dean] of the faculty
  7. works in the [arts and humanities, science and engineering] faculty
  8. the faculty of [decision, hindsight]
  9. the faculty of [hearing, sight, touch, smell]
  10. has [lost, regained] the faculty of [hearing]
  11. still has most of her faculties at [ninety]
  12. was not in (full) [possession, control] of his faculties
  13. has a faculty for [calming, influencing, convincing] people
  14. a faculty for making [friends, deals, things happen]
  15. has the faculty to [develop, teach, learn, grasp, provide]
  16. has all the [necessary, required] faculties to [develop]
  17. given the faculty to [search, arrest, detain]
n as adj
  1. [exclusive, open, available] to faculty members
  2. your faculty advisor
  3. is the faculty [head, administrator, director, dean]
  4. a party at the faculty house
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