HyperDic: faculty

English > 2 senses of the word faculty:
NOUNcognitionfaculty, mental faculty, moduleone of the inherent cognitive or perceptual powers of the mind
groupfaculty, staffthe body of teachers and administrators / administrators at a school
faculty > pronunciation
Soundsfae'kahltiy
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English > faculty: 2 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningOne of the inherent cognitive or perceptual powers of the mind.
Synonymsmental faculty, module
NarrowerattentionThe faculty or power of mental concentration
language, speechThe mental faculty or power of vocal communication
memory, retention, retentiveness, retentivityThe power of retaining and recalling past experience
reason, understanding, intellectThe capacity for rational thought or inference or discrimination
sense, sensation, sentience, sentiency, sensory facultyThe faculty through which the external world is apprehended
volition, willThe capability of conscious choice and decision and intention
Broaderability, powerpossession of the qualities (especially mental qualities) required to do something or get something done
Spanishfacultad
Catalanfacultat
Adjectivesfacultativeof or relating to the mental faculties
English > faculty: 2 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningThe body of teachers and administrators / administrators at a school.
Synonymstaff
Member ofschoolAn educational institution
Membersprofessor, profsomeone who is a member of the faculty at a college or university
BroaderbodyA group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity
Spanishclaustro, facultad
Catalanclaustre

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