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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of facilitate.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. freed from difficulty or impediment. Contrasted with
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While Galo was relieved to talk to his mother on a phone call facilitated by the congressman, she had grim news.
"Going Dark" is ostensibly designed to help the Bureau deal with technological changes and methods to intercept Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOIP) phone calls facilitated by programs such as Skype.
He said the talks would be "facilitated" - as opposed to mediated - by a Nigerian diplomat and a South African politician.
Key to the skepticism is a long-standing debate over a technique known as "facilitated communication," in which assistants help people with limited speech by holding or guiding them as they type.
This is a hoax, as are most cases of so-called facilitated communication.
Yet by persuading ourselves that work is a blessing, that it is dignified and honorable, our willingness to work is materially increased, and therefore the process of adaptation is facilitated -- in other words, progress is accelerated.
Carlotta's happy recollection of his surname facilitated the search.
Last November, Houben's family said that he could communicate using a method called facilitated communication, in which the hand of the patient is held above a computer keyboard and a medical assistant taps letters based on pressure from the patient's fingers.
His conclusions follow a study to test the validity of so-called facilitated communication.
Some are pores that allow molecules of certain types to flow across the membrane at a controlled rate through a process called facilitated diffusion.
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