subfaculty

noun sub·fac·ul·ty \ ˌsəb-ˈfa-kəl-tē \
variants: or sub-faculty
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of subfaculty

plural subfaculties or sub-faculties
: a subdivision of a faculty
  • … the various faculties and subfaculties into which the university was, and is, divided: the faculties of letters, social sciences, law, mathematics and natural sciences, medicine, and so forth; and the subfaculties within these faculties, such as political science and sociology in the social sciences, and the subfaculty of history in the faculty of letters.
  • —Arend Lijphart

First Known Use of subfaculty

1871


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