|Origin:||faculté, from Latin facultas 'ability'|
fac‧ul‧ty plural faculties
a department or group of related departments within a university
the Faculty of Law
the Engineering Faculty
2SEC [uncountable and countable] American English
all the teachers in a university:
Both faculty and students oppose the measures.
3 [countable usually plural]
a natural ability, such as the ability to see, hear, or think clearly:
the patient's mental faculties
in full possession of all your faculties (=able to see, hear, think etc in the normal way)
the faculty of sight
4 [countable] formal
a particular skill that someone has
She had a great faculty for absorbing information.