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  • n. A person who helps a group to have an effective dialog without taking any side of the argument, especially in order to reach a consensus

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. someone who makes progress easier.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone who makes progress easier


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  • To act as their facilitator is completely deceiving.

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  • The job of the forum manager or facilitator is to build and maintain a participatory audience by keeping message volume in check and mediating disputes in a fair manner.

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  • A skilled facilitator is key, however, at least until the participants become comfortable with the process, and will probably always be necessary to maintain order.

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  • Saxo Bank's business model is often described as a facilitator model where the bank through its trading platforms offers liquidity, products and services to clients as obtained from other financial institutions.

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  • I used the word facilitator in yesterday's post, and what I mean by that is that the Church is beginning to have the ability to organize on their own, which frees the pastor up to facilitate the movement and truly shepherd the people.

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  • So yeah … it was 11th March 2008 at SXSW Interactive, and the facilitator was the one and only Ryan Frietas, then Director of Experience Design at Adaptive Path.

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  • You know, CNN has some U.S. military sources telling us, right now, that what happened here was they successfully - in their words - successfully targeted what's called a facilitator for Al Qaeda in Iraq.

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