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- adj. Having the effect of making easy; easing
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. freeing from difficulty or impediment.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- That serves to facilitate.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. freeing from difficulty or impediment
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The review said that since 2002, Canada has adopted an increasingly "facilitative" approach to foreign students - no longer requiring students to attend class, making it easier to extend the length of study permits and allowing students to work for up to two years after they complete their studies.
But the true purpose of all religions is to help facilitative a connection to this deeper reality, and the mystical experience is the original spark that informs religions.
Ensure that Meetup-like services are available at low (or no) cost (if demand for these key services proves to be elastic as to price) and subsidize facilitative technologies, such as group decision-making software.
I think about the success my own coursebook series has had over the past couple of years (a 24-book series that focuses on “skills” – rather similar to the notional/functional approach you describe above, with “strategies” treated as facilitative actions that build on broader communicative skills), and it seems to be pretty good evidence that an applied (as opposed to unapplied) system still has resonance with learners and schools.
And if her role was primarily of a supportive, facilitative nature, how are we to measure her – or any such individual's – contributions to history?
His goal is to gain the confidence of all parties so that the US can play a robust facilitative role with real goals and real progress within the next two years.
You know, was unsuccessful in that, but has had, you know, numerous sort of facilitative roles in the al-Qaida network.
Religion is a compilation of humanity's yearning to find meaning and purpose, to document the encounter with the Divine realm, and to help facilitative such encounters for others.
At this point, the police – who had been very facilitative until this point – changed and turned on protesters.
Our mind-set was facilitative: We were always eager to help the parties reach agreement, directly or indirectly, through their own negotiations.