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[fuh-sil-i-tey-ter] /fəˈsɪl ɪˌteɪ tər/
a person or thing that facilitates.
a person responsible for leading or coordinating the work of a group, as one who leads a group discussion:
Each committee will meet with its facilitator.
1815-25; facilitate + -or2 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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  • My path is to become a learning facilitator for synchronous online adult education.
  • In addition to weather patterns, a major facilitator is the loss of biodiversity.
  • The role of the educator will shift from teacher to learning facilitator.
  • And with that, she shoos the crowd into the living room to meet the group facilitator.
  • But, in order to properly engage participants in the process of diversity, a facilitator must know where she wants them to end up.
  • Rather, some of these issues could help be a facilitator for future globalism.
  • There are a few districts that has an absolute set curriculum where the facilitator reads the curriculum with no deviation.
  • It is a facilitator but surely it cannot be said to shape the thoughts.
  • Transitional figures come in two main varieties-the historical footnote and the historical facilitator.
  • Technology is a backdrop, a tool, a method and a facilitator.
Word Origin and History for facilitator

1824, agent noun in Latin form from facilitate.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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