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faculty

Synonyms of faculty in English:

noun

  • 1 the faculty of speech
    power, capability, capacity, facility, potential, potentiality, propensity, wherewithal, means, preparedness;
    (facultiessenses, wits, reason, intelligence
  • 2 he had a quite unusual faculty for unearthing contributors
    propensity, inclination, natural ability, suitability, fitness;
    head, mind, brain
    informal know-how
  • 3 the arts faculty
    department, school, division, section
  • 4 the vicar introduced certain ornaments without the necessary faculty to do so
    informal the go-ahead, the thumbs up, the OK, the green light, say-so
    rare permit
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