faculties

faculties
/faekaltiyz/ Abilities; powers; capabilities.
In the law of divorce, the capability of the husband to render a support to the wife in the form of alimony, whether temporary or permanent, including not only his tangible property, but also his income and his ability to earn money.
See allegation of faculties

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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