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American English: /ˈfækəlti/
British English: /ˈfak(ə)lti/

Translation of faculty in Spanish:

noun plural faculties

  • 1 (sense, ability) the faculty of sight/hearing
    (el sentido de) la vista/(d)el oído
    las facultades visuales/auditivas
    to be in (full) possession of one's faculties
    estar en (pleno) uso de sus ( or mis etc. ) facultades
    to have a faculty for something/-ing
    tener aptitud or facilidad para algo/+ infinitive
    Example sentences
    • The Chief Minister pointed out that Yoga exercises had the capacity to prevent illness and keep the body fit by evolving a steady balance between the physical and mental faculties.
    • Because it is through the cultivation of physical and mental faculties that we relate to our surroundings, and create conditions for our survival.
    • Power tools should only be used when your mental and physical faculties are at their best.
    Example sentences
    • Also like humans, apes have a marked faculty for language.
    • Her moods are many, and she has a faculty for portraying deep emotions with an airy touch.
    • He has a faculty for legislation, and some of the most useful laws on the statute book owe their origin to him.
  • 2 2.1 (division of university, college) the medical/arts faculty
    la facultad de Medicina/Filosofía y Letras
    Example sentences
    • Mississippi State University teaching faculties from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and the College of Education provided the responses for this study.
    • Harvard University, I didn't realise this, Harvard University has 8,000 faculties.
    • Citation-based measures have been used to evaluate the impact of journals and research institutions, including universities, faculties, and departments.
    2.2 (academic personnel) (US)
    cuerpo (masculine) docente
    profesorado (masculine) (de una facultad etc)
    Example sentences
    • From 1936-46 he served on the faculty of Osmania University teaching International Law.
    • These are teaching institutions, staffed by faculty with heavy teaching loads.
    • The department has 29 staff members on the faculty and 36 residents in training.
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