faculty
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faculty(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (sense)
a. la facultad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I don't think his grandfather is in full possession of his mental faculties.No creo que su abuelo esté en pleno uso de sus facultades mentales.
2. (ability)
a. la facilidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
She has a faculty for picking up a new language very quickly.Tiene facilidad para aprender rápidamente un nuevo idioma.
b. la aptitud
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
As teachers, our aim is to encourage the faculty for independent thought in our students.Como profesores, nuestro objetivo es fomentar la aptitud de pensamiento independiente de los estudiantes.
3. (education)
a. la facultad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(university department)
Mark is dean of the Faculty of Education at the University of Auckland.Mark es decano de la Facultad de Educación en la Universidad de Auckland.
b. el cuerpo docente
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(teaching staff)
The success of the new English Literature program depends on the faculty's support.El éxito del nuevo programa de Literatura Inglesa depende del apoyo de la facultad.
c. el profesorado
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The education cuts have meant that half the faculty have lost their jobs.Los recortes en educación han hecho que se despida a la mitad del profesorado de la universidad.
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faculty
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of mind, section of university)
a. la facultad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (staff)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el cuerpo docente
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
she is still in possession of all her facultiestiene pleno uso de sus facultades
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faculty [ˈfækəltɪ]
noun
1 (power of body, mind) facultad (f)
to have or be in possession of all one's faculties estar en pleno uso de sus facultades
I take it this elderly gentleman is in possession of all his faculties, Constable?
2 (ability) aptitud (f); facilidad (f)
to have a faculty for sth/doing sth tener aptitud or facilidad para algo/hacer algo
He has a remarkable faculty for self-preservation He had a natural faculty for suggesting that he had a profound acquaintance with any subject he took up
3 (Univ) facultad (f); especially (US) (Univ) (teaching staff) profesorado (m) (de facultad or universidad);
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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