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English definition of “faculty”


noun (IN A COLLEGE)    /ˈfæk.əl.ti/ US  /-t̬i/
C1 [C] a group of departments in a college that specialize in a particular subject or group of subjects : the Arts / Law Faculty the Faculty of Science University and college educationGroups of people B2 [C or S] US the people who teach in a department in a college Teachers
(Definition of faculty noun (IN A COLLEGE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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