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Definition of facilitate verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



facilitate something (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they facilitate
he / she / it facilitates
past simple facilitated
-ing form facilitating
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to make an action or a process possible or easier The new trade agreement should facilitate more rapid economic growth. Structured teaching facilitates learning.
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noun [uncountable, singular] the facilitation of international communication
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