Definitions for facilitator
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
fa•cil•i•tatefəˈsɪl ɪˌteɪt(v.t.)-tat•ed, -tat•ing.
to make easier or less difficult; help forward:
Careful planning facilitates any kind of work.
to assist the progress of (a person).
Origin of facilitate:
1605–15; < F faciliter < It facilitare,facility
someone who makes progress easier
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
A facilitator is someone who helps a group of people understand their common objectives and assists them to plan to achieve them without taking a particular position in the discussion. Some facilitator tools will try to assist the group in achieving a consensus on any disagreements that preexist or emerge in the meeting so that it has a strong basis for future action.
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