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facultad
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facultad(
fah
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kool
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tahd
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (ability)
a. faculty
Tu hijo sí que fue dotado de la facultad de hacer reír a la gente.Your son really was blessed with the faculty for making people laugh.
2. (capability)
a. faculty
Solo tengo 60 años, pero creo que ya estoy perdiendo mis facultades.I'm only 60, but I think I'm already losing my faculties.
3. (right)
a. authority
El encargado no tiene la facultad de despedirte.The manager doesn't have the authority to fire you.
b. power
No es justo pedir al gobierno que haga algo más allá de sus facultades legales.It isn't reasonable to ask the government to do something that is beyond its legal powers.
4. (education)
a. faculty
Las diferentes facultades de la universidad se van a enfrentar en un concurso de preguntas de trivia.The various university faculties are going to compete in a trivia contest.
b. department
La Facultad de Ingeniería está en el centro de la ciudad.The Department of Engineering is in the city center.
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facultad
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (capacidad)
a. faculty
facultades (mentales)(mental) faculties
está empezando a perder facultadeshis mind is beginning to go
2. (universitaria)
a. faculty
Facultad de Filosofía y LetrasArts Faculty, Faculty of Arts
3. (poder)
a. power, right
4. (propiedad)
a. property
tiene la facultad de ablandar la maderait has the property of softening wood
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facultad
1 (capacidad) faculty
está perdiendo la facultad del olfato
está perdiendo sus facultades she's losing her faculties; firmó el testamento en pleno uso de sus facultades he signed the will in full possession of his faculties
facultades mentales mental faculties; mental powers
actuó con sus facultades mentales perturbadas he was mentally disturbed when he did it
esto de cumplir años le hace a uno ir perdiendo facultades
2 (autoridad) power; authority
tener la facultad de hacer algo to have the power o authority to do sth; tener facultad para hacer algo to be authorized to do sth
3 (Univ) faculty
está en la facultad he's at the university; se han quedado a comer en la facultad they stayed to have lunch at the university
Facultad de Derecho Faculty of Law
Facultad de Filosofía y Letras Faculty of Arts
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