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EtymologyEdit

From French faciliter, from Latin facilis

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /fəˈsɪlɪteɪt/, /fəˈsɪləteɪt/
  • (file)

VerbEdit

facilitate (third-person singular simple present facilitates, present participle facilitating, simple past and past participle facilitated)

  1. To make easy or easier.
  2. To help bring about.
    • 1749, Henry Fielding, The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling
      But while she was pursuing this thought the good genius of Sophia, or that which presided over the integrity of Mrs Honour, or perhaps mere chance, sent an accident in her way, which at once preserved her fidelity, and even facilitated the intended business.
  3. To preside over (a meeting, a seminar).

SynonymsEdit

  • (to make easy or easier): ease

Related termsEdit

TranslationsEdit

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ItalianEdit

LatinEdit

NounEdit

facilitāte

  1. ablative singular of facilitās

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin facilitas through French facilité

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

facilitate f (plural facilități)

  1. facility

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