Definition of facilitator
: someone or something that facilitates something; especially : someone who helps to bring about an outcome (such as learning, productivity, or communication) by providing indirect or unobtrusive assistance, guidance, or supervision the workshop's facilitator kept discussion flowing smoothly
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What would be required at a minimum to help the facilitator would be an Israeli prime minister willing and able to make big moves and a Palestinian president to respond in kind.
President Obama took a largely reactive approach to Latin America during much of his administration, working as a facilitator rather than a driver of policy.
Facilitators are Michelle Wyman, LSW, CDP, and Sara Therion, MSW.
Ms. Don Edwards, Senior Advocate, of the Mount Pisgah Center for Social Justice, will act as facilitator.
Still others served as money launderers, putting cash returns into bank accounts, and facilitators, who took care of details like flying the women from city to city.
Roger Peltzman, a StoryCorps interview facilitator, is privy to plenty of these experiences.
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Origin and Etymology of facilitator
First Known Use: 1775
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