noun, plural fa·cil·i·ties.
- something designed, built, installed, etc., to serve a specific function affording a convenience or service: transportation facilities; educational facilities; a new research facility.
- something that permits the easier performance of an action, course of conduct, etc.: to provide someone with every facility for accomplishing a task; to lack facilities for handling bulk mail.
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Origin of facility
OTHER WORDS FROM facilitynon·fa·cil·i·ty, noun, plural non·fa·cil·i·ties.o·ver·fa·cil·i·ty, noun
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If the rapid response test comes back positive and the PCR test result hasn’t been returned yet, the student would be put into an isolation facility, according to a university spokesperson.Even the most cautious schools are seeing outbreaks|Sy Mukherjee|September 17, 2020|Fortune
It’s as urgent as getting these manufacturing facilities up.Top health official says states need about $6 billion from Congress to distribute coronavirus vaccine|Lena H. Sun|September 16, 2020|Washington Post
The event featured maskless supporters standing shoulder-to-shoulder inside the industrial facility.Trump contradicts CDC director on vaccine; Biden says Americans shouldn’t trust Trump|Colby Itkowitz, Felicia Sonmez, John Wagner|September 16, 2020|Washington Post
It says 495 of the hospitals and other facilities participating in the survey earned a top score of 100 on their LGBTQ-related policies and practices.HRC examines hospital policies, impact of COVID on LGBTQ people|Lou Chibbaro Jr.|September 16, 2020|Washington Blade
Next up, Corning is trying 5G indoors at some of its own facilities.Verizon plans to offer indoor 5G networks by year-end|Aaron Pressman|September 16, 2020|Fortune
They put them in key positions within the facility where they can look out for their own.The Mexican Mafia Is the Daddy of All Street Gangs|Seth Ferranti|December 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He watched the pit grow bigger every month, despite the numerous reports he wrote about the facility.
After the federal investigation concluded, they authorized him to close the facility.
Health workers at the facility say that is the only way to stay safe because you never know who is carrying the deadly virus.
Nurses at the clinic say the facility cannot run a 24-hour shift due to fear of Ebola.
Let no one with a facility for untying mental knots think that his gift would be wasted in India!Things as They Are|Amy Wilson-Carmichael
In Brahms, however, the question does arise of facility of expression versus worthiness of expression.Music: An Art and a Language|Walter Raymond Spalding
Here she received a careful education, early attaining a good knowledge of French, so as to read and speak it with facility.Celebrated Women Travellers of the Nineteenth Century|W. H. Davenport Adams
She had passed five years in captivity among the Mexicans in Sonora and had learned to speak Spanish with facility.
Shall it be of ignorance, simplicity, and facility; or of malice and imposture?The Essays of Montaigne, Complete|Michel de Montaigne