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faculty

fac·ul·ty

faculty

 
 
pronunciation:
fae kl ti
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part of speech: noun
inflections: faculties
definition 1: an ability or talent for doing a particular thing.
She has a faculty for making learning fun.
synonyms:
ability, aptitude, capacity, power
similar words:
facility, flair, gift, knack, potential, skill, talent
definition 2: one of the abilities of the human mind. Memory, reasoning, and perception are all faculties.
My great-grandfather has started to lose his faculties.
similar words:
capability, capacity, facility, intellect, mind
definition 3: the group of teachers in a school or college.
A new teacher is joining the faculty.
synonyms:
instructors, professors, teachers
similar words:
academics, staff
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