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faculty 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/ˈfakəltē/,
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faculties, plural;
  1. An inherent mental or physical power
    • - her critical faculties
  2. An aptitude or talent for doing something
    • - the author's faculty for philosophical analysis
  3. The teaching staff of a university or college, or of one of its departments or divisions, viewed as a body
    • - there were then no tenured women on the faculty
    • - the English faculty
  4. A group of university departments concerned with a major division of knowledge
    • - the Faculty of Arts and Sciences
  5. The members of a particular profession, esp. medicine, considered collectively

  6. A license or authorization, esp. from a church authority


  1. one of the inherent cognitive or perceptual powers of the mind
  2. staff: the body of teachers and administrators at a school; "the dean addressed the letter to the entire staff of the university"
  3. Indriya, literally "belonging to or agreeable to Indra" is the Sanskrit and Pali term for physical strength or ability in general, and for the five senses more specifically. ...
  4. A faculty is a legal instrument or warrant in canon law, especially a judicial or quasi-judicial warrant from an ecclesiastical court or tribunal.
  5. A faculty is a division within a university comprising one subject area, or a number of related subject areas (for the North American usage, referring to academic staff, see below). In North American usage such divisions are generally referred to as colleges (e.g. ...
  6. The Faculty is a 1998 horror/science-fiction film, written by Kevin Williamson, writer of Scream and its sequel, and directed by Robert Rodriguez, director of Desperado and From Dusk till Dawn. ...
  7. The Faculty was an American sitcom starring Meredith Baxter as a middle school administrator.Winslow, Harriet. "'The Faculty': Meredith Baxter, Vice Principal." The Washington Post, 1996-03-10, p. Y3. The show aired on ABC from March 1996 to May 1996.Margulies, Lee. ...
  8. The scholarly staff at colleges or universities, as opposed to the students or support staff; A division of a university (e.g. a Faculty of Science or Faculty of Medicine); An ability, skill, or power
  9. (Faculties) A right to act as the bishop's representative in carrying out the pastoral* work of the diocese.* This right can be given only by the bishop* himself and must be obtained by religious who are entering the diocese from another place.
  10. (Faculties) A licence or authorisation issued by a senior ecclesiastical official. Often issued to authorise building work in parish churches
  11. (Faculties) The four fundamental constituents of the human psyche during incarnate life. The Faculties are: the active, Lunar force of Will and its focus or target, the Mask, and the active, Solar force of Creative Mind and its focus, the Body of Fate. ...
  12. (faculties) powers, prerogatives
  13. a fundamental power of human subjects to do something or perform some rational function.
  14. Individual subjects within universities are grouped into faculties or schools, e.g. English would be part of the Faculty of Arts along with subjects such as modern languages.
  15. The teachers, professors and instructors who teach at schools.
  16. a group of departments defined by shared interests (e.g. Art & Design). Faculties at MMU are led by a Dean.
  17. Church authorization, given by the law itself or by a church superior, to perform certain official church acts such as preaching or hearing confessions.
  18. the people who teach in a school (at any level). Can refer to an individual teacher or to a group of teachers collectively. Does not refer to a department or a college.
  19. Faculty is the generic term used to differentiate each domain taught at the University. For example, the Faculty of Science is the overall term used to describe the organisation surrounding all Science qualifications at the University, the Faculty of Law covers all law qualifications and so on.
  20. The term "faculty" is used at some Universities to refer to very large fields of study. Within Wikiversity, such large academic subject areas are organized by Portals.
  21. A branch of a university encompassing various related disciplines, e.g. Faculty of Arts & Science, John Molson School of Business.
  22. Instructors (also known as lecturers or professors) who teach college courses. Most college faculty have graduate or professional degrees. Full-time faculty typically hold doctoral degrees and prefer to be addressed as "Dr. Last-Name. ...
  23. A term used to describe divisions of a university. VU is divided into three higher education faculties and two vocational education/further education faculties, which are broken down into smaller schools.
  24. A group of departments, usually reflecting broadly similar areas of academic interest, such as business or science. Led by a Dean and run on a practical, day-to-day basis by a faculty manager.
  25. instructors of higher education course work; a group term: one college teacher is "a member of the faculty"