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facilitate

verb [T] uk   /fəˈsɪl.ɪ.teɪt/ formal us  
C1 to make something possible or easier: The new ramp will facilitate the entry of wheelchairs. The current structure does not facilitate efficient work flow.
facilitation
noun [U] /fəˌsɪl.ɪˈteɪ.ʃən/
Our work involves the facilitation of cooperation between members of the team.
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