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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 ​helppeoplereach a ​solution or ​agreement, without getting directly involved in the ​process, discussion, etc.: He was the ​chief facilitator in the ​peacetalks. 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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