Definition of faculty
- man … how infinite in faculty
- —William Shakespeare
- the faculty of hearing
- has a faculty for saying the right things
- an excellent mathematics faculty
- many faculty were present
- The state has the faculty to define treason.
She's a member of the Harvard faculty.
The school hired more faculty.
a meeting with students and faculty
She has a faculty for making friends.
The Faculty of Arts and Sciences.
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First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
: the group of teachers in a school or college
faculty : faculty members or teachers
: one of the powers of your mind or body
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