Meaning of “facilitator” in the English Dictionary

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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 /fəˈsɪlɪteɪtər/ us

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)