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Faculty of Advocates

  

      n     (Law)   the college or society of advocates in Scotland  
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faculty  
      n   pl   , -ties  
1    one of the inherent powers of the mind or body, such as reason, memory, sight, or hearing  
2    any ability or power, whether acquired or inherent  
3    a conferred power or right  
4   
a    a department within a university or college devoted to a particular branch of knowledge  
b    the staff of such a department  
c      (Chiefly U.S. and Canadian)   all the teaching staff at a university, college, school, etc.  
5    all members of a learned profession  
6    Archaic   occupation  
     (C14 (in the sense: department of learning): from Latin facultas capability; related to Latin facilis easy)  


Dean of Faculty  
      n   the president of the Faculty of Advocates in Scotland  
Faculty of Advocates  
      n     (Law)   the college or society of advocates in Scotland  

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faculty

  
1    ability, adroitness, aptitude, bent, capability, capacity, cleverness, dexterity, facility, gift, knack, power, propensity, readiness, skill, talent, turn  
2    branch of learning, department, discipline, profession, school, teaching staff     (chiefly U.S.)  
3    authorization, licence, prerogative, privilege, right  
  
Antonyms     
  
1    failing, inability, shortcoming, unskilfulness, weakness, weak point  

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v.
say publicly that something should be done
I never advocate my opinion because I am shy to speak in front of many people.
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