Pronunciation: (fu-sil'i-tāt"), [key]
—v.t., -tat•ed, -tat•ing.
1. to make easier or less difficult; help forward (an action, a process, etc.): Careful planning facilitates any kind of work.
2. to assist the progress of (a person).
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