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  1. a person or thing that facilitates.
  2. a person responsible for leading or coordinating the work of a group, as one who leads a group discussion: Each committee will meet with its facilitator.
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Origin of facilitator

First recorded in 1815–25; facilitate + -or2
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1824, agent noun in Latin form from facilitate.

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