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"facilitator" in British English

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facilitatornoun [C]

uk   /fəˈsɪl.ɪ.teɪ.tər/  us   /fəˈsɪl.ə.teɪ.t̬ɚ/
(Definition of facilitator from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"facilitator" in American English

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facilitatornoun [C]

 /fəˈsɪl·əˌteɪ·t̬ər/
someone who helps to make something happen, or who makes it easier: I see my role as that of a facilitator, enabling other people to work in the way that suits them best.
(Definition of facilitator from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"facilitator" in Business English

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facilitatornoun [C]

uk   us   /fəˈsɪlɪteɪtər/
someone who is employed to make a process easier, or to help people reach a solution or agreement, without getting directly involved in the process, discussion, etc.: He was the chief facilitator in the peace talks. The project manager's role should be more that of a facilitator than a "boss".
(Definition of facilitator from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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