Translation of "faculty" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈfæk.əl.ti/ us /-t̬i/

a natural ability to hear, see, think, move, etc.

Even at the age of 100, she still had all her faculties.
Is he in command/possession of all his faculties (= can he still hear, speak, see, and think clearly)?

a special ability to do a particular thing

She has a faculty for inspiring confidence in people.
Studying has certainly sharpened my critical faculties (= taught me to think carefully about things using my judgment).

a group of departments in a college that specialize in a particular subject or group of subjects

the Psychology/Law Faculty
UK the Faculty of Science

US the people who teach in a department in a college

cuerpo docente
He has been a faculty memberat the college for 20 years.

(Translation of “faculty” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ˈfӕkəlti/ (plural faculties)

a power of the mind

the faculty of reason.

a natural power of the body

the faculty of hearing.

ability or skill

She has a faculty for saying the right thing.

(often with capital) a section of a university

the Faculty of Arts/Science.

(Translation of “faculty” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)