facilitation facilitation  /fə ˌsɪ lə ˈteɪ ʃən/


  1. (n) the condition of being made easy (or easier)
  2. (n) (neurophysiology) phenomenon that occurs when two or more neural impulses that alone are not enough to trigger a response in a neuron combine to trigger an action potential
  3. (n) act of assisting or making easier the progress or improvement of something


  1. Generally the good kind, says David Gamper, director of facilitation for the industry trade group Airports Council International.
  2. Norway's subsequent facilitation efforts in Guatemala, the Philippines and elsewhere all flowed from that initial success in the Middle East.
  3. It's specifically about trade facilitation and liberalization.


  1. How Social Media Turns Leadership Facilitation On Its Head

    ?Tell me and I'll forget. Show me, and I may not remember. Involve me, and I'll understand.? - Native American saying How effective are you as a leadership facilitator? When friend and collaborator Tom Lowery talked to me several weeks ago about the growing impact of professional facilitation,
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Forbes

  2. Joseph Banis receives life in prison, eligible for parole after 20 years

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- The man convicted of killing James Carroll in June of 2009 was back in a court room Wednesday morning for formal sentencing. A judge sentenced Joseph Banis to life in prison with the possibility of parole after serving 20 years. A jury cleared Banis' co-defendent, Jeffrey Mundt, of the most serious charges including murder, but they did find him guilty of facilitation ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WHAS TV11 Louisville

  3. Former Mt. Pleasant football star arrested again

    Princeton Harlan, the former Mt. Pleasant High School star quarterback who pleaded guilty in March to facilitation of child rape as part of a plea deal to get probation instead of jail, was arrested Monday afternoon for allegedly violating the terms of that probation.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Columbia Daily Herald


  1. "Mosul will continue to be a center of influence for, a center of gravity for al-Qaida because of its key network of facilitation _ both financing and foreign fighters," Smith said. "The flow to Mosul is critical for al-Qaida in Iraq."
    on Jan 20, 2008 By: Gregory Smith Source: Central Florida News 13|

  2. "We must continue to promote trade and investment liberalisation and facilitation and oppose protectionism in all its manifestations, particularly the unreasonable trade and investment restrictions imposed on developing countries," Mr Hu said.
    on Nov 13, 2009 By: Hu Jintao Source: Times Online

  3. "Our view has always been, and I am stressing it, we are being diverted by a fake argument about the expansion of the SADC facilitation," Pahad said.
    on Jul 17, 2008 By: Aziz Pahad Source: News24

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