faculty noun

1 natural ability of the body/mind

ADJ. higher the evolution of man's higher faculties | cognitive, intellectual, mental, rational He is not in full possession of all his mental faculties. | creative, critical, imaginative, moral | human

VERB + FACULTY be in possession of, have She is over eighty but still has all her faculties. | lose | develop trying to develop the student's critical faculties

PREP. ~ for our faculty for picking up speech even in noisy environments

2 university department

ADJ. Arts, English, law, medical, etc.

FACULTY + NOUN board, head, member

PREP. across ~ collaboration across faculties | in a/the ~ students who are doing degrees in the Arts Faculty | ~ of the Faculty of Arts