facilitate

01. The purpose of the trade mission is to [facilitate] the exchange of goods between the two nations.
02. The government is looking for ways to [facilitate] foreign investment in our country.
03. The job of ESL teacher is often described as that of a [facilitator] of language use by learners in the classroom.
04. A mediator has been called in to [facilitate] negotiations between the administration and the union.
05. The government believes that reducing regulations will [facilitate] economic development in the region.
06. The man at the embassy told me he would do everything he could to [facilitate] approval of my application for a visa.
07. The new computer-controlled traffic system should [facilitate] movement into the suburbs during rush hour.
08. The legislation will [facilitate] reunification of families separated by the war.
09. A healthy diet, and regular exercise will [facilitate] loss of those unwanted pounds.
10. Prolonged exposure to the speech of native speakers will [facilitate] the language learning process.
11. The most widely recognized aim of the educational system is to [facilitate] the transition from participating in the family to involvement in the affairs of the larger society.
12. The amendments [facilitating] the divorce process have not resulted in the dramatic increase in the rate of divorce that some had predicted.
13. Myriam Miedzian once said that the fact that empathy has traditionally been conditioned out of boys [facilitates] their obedience to leaders who order them to kill strangers.
14. Online communications can [facilitate] learning in many different ways.
15. Good [facilitation] in the classroom encourages interest, participation and active debate.
16. Recent studies suggest that the use of physical action when reviewing new vocabulary can [facilitate] second language learning.
17. The renovations to the building have certainly [facilitated] access for those in a wheelchair.
18. It is often suggested that foreign language teachers should be [facilitators] who merely help their students to express their own feelings and opinions in the target language.
19. Learning is [facilitated] when individual items can be organized into meaningful groups.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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  • facilitate — FACILITÁTE, facilităţi, s.f. Însuşire a ceea ce este facil; însuşirea de a realiza, de a face ceva fără mari eforturi, cu uşurinţă. ♦ (La pl.) Înlesniri făcute cuiva. Facilităţi de plată. – Din fr. facilité, lat. facilitas, atis. Trimis de… …   Dicționar Român

  • facilitate — fa·cil·i·tate /fə si lə ˌtāt/ vt tat·ed, tat·ing: to make easier: help bring about a vehicle used to facilitate commission of the offense fa·cil·i·ta·tion /fə ˌsi lə tā shən/ n Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • facilitate — meaning ‘to make easy or feasible’ should have as its object a task or operation (including a verbal noun in ing), not a person: • They often used hypnosis to facilitate recall A. Storr, 1979 • The door kept open between them to facilitate… …   Modern English usage

  • Facilitate — Fa*cil i*tate (f[.a]*s[i^]l [i^]*t[=a]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Facilitated} (f[.a]*s[i^]l [i^]*t[=a] t[e^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Facilitating} (f[.a]*s[i^]l [i^]*t[=a] t[i^]ng).] [Cf. F. faciliter. See {Facility}.] To make easy or less difficult;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • facilitate — 1610s, from Fr. faciliter to render easy, from L. facilis easy (see FACILE (Cf. facile)). Related: Facilitated; facilitates; facilitating …   Etymology dictionary

  • facilitate — [v] assist the progress of aid, ease, expedite, forward, further, grease the wheels*, hand carry*, help, make easy, open doors*, promote, run interference for*, simplify, smooth, speed, speed up, walk through*; concepts 110,242 Ant. block, check …   New thesaurus

  • facilitate — ► VERB ▪ make easy or easier. DERIVATIVES facilitation noun facilitative adjective facilitator noun facilitatory adjective. ORIGIN French faciliter, from Latin facilis easy …   English terms dictionary

  • facilitate — [fə sil′ə tāt΄] vt. facilitated, facilitating [< Fr faciliter < It facilitare < L facilis (see FACILE) + ATE1] to make easy or easier facilitator n …   English World dictionary

  • facilitate — facilitator fa‧cil‧i‧ta‧tor [fəˈsɪlteɪtə ǁ ər] noun [countable] HUMAN RESOURCES someone who helps a group of people discuss things with each other or do something effectively: • We see our role as facilitators who can get the negotiations going …   Financial and business terms

  • facilitate */ — UK [fəˈsɪləteɪt] / US [fəˈsɪləˌteɪt] verb [transitive] Word forms facilitate : present tense I/you/we/they facilitate he/she/it facilitates present participle facilitating past tense facilitated past participle facilitated formal to make it… …   English dictionary

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