- a person or thing that facilitates.
- 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.
Origin of facilitator
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Examples from the Web for facilitator
From there grew the idea that inflammation itself could be a facilitator of metastatic growth.How Big Pharma Holds Back in the War on Cancer
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It appears the two Russians were the likely operatives and the Turk was more of a facilitator.Unraveling Al Qaeda’s Plot Against Spain
August 7, 2012
But he ended up governing like a facilitator, which is what the most successful Presidents have always done.Who Wrecked Obama's Post-Partisanship?
January 30, 2012
“They desperately want to at least get a foothold in the new Libya,” the Taliban facilitator says.
“Al Qaeda will not leave this place empty,” says the facilitator.
To-day the flow of the precious metals is natural, the indicator, facilitator, and safety-valve of international trade.The History of Currency, 1252 to 1896
William Arthur Shaw
Word Origin and History for facilitator
1824, agent noun in Latin form from facilitate.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper