Faculty vs Coll - What's the difference?

faculty | coll |


As a noun faculty

is the scholarly staff at colleges or universities, as opposed to the students or support staff.

As a proper noun coll is

a medieval english short form of the male given name nicholas; very rare today.

faculty

English

Noun

(faculties)
  • The scholarly staff at colleges or universities, as opposed to the students or support staff.
  • A division of a university (e.g. a Faculty of Science or Faculty of Medicine).
  • An ability, skill, or power, often plural.
  • * '>citation
  • I have used the notion of games so far as if it were familiar to most people. I think this is justified as everyone knows how to play some games. Accordingly, games serve admirably as models for the clarification of other, less well-understood, social-psychological phenomena. Yet the ability to follow rules, play games, and construct new games is a faculty not equally shared by all persons. [...]
    He lived until he reached the age of 90 with most of his faculties intact.

    Synonyms

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    coll

    English

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To hug or embrace.
  • * 1995 , Anthony Burgess, Byrne :
  • They kissed and colled in parks and fields and, better, a / Warm bed, her own.