facility facility  /fə ˈsɪ lɪ ti/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a building or place that provides a particular service or is used for a particular industry
  2. (n) skillful performance or ability without difficulty
  3. (n) a natural effortlessness
  4. (n) something designed and created to serve a particular function and to afford a particular convenience or service
  5. (n) a service that an organization or a piece of equipment offers you

Usage(s):

  1. The new facility, expected to cost at least $60 million, is slated to hold 600 detainees under normal circumstances, with a capacity of 1,100 in emergency conditions.
  2. The first facility at the University of Tennessee Forensic Anthropology Facility, was opened on a three-acre site in Knoxville in 1971 by noted anthropologist William Bass.
  3. The hunt is on for a new facility to detain terrorism suspects.

News

  1. Tricon Closes US$150 Million Credit Facility from Deutsche Bank to Fund Future U.S. Single-Family Rental Growth Plans

    Tricon Closes US$150 Million Credit Facility from Deutsche Bank to Fund Future U.S. Single-Family Rental Growth Plans
    on June 14, 2013     Source: CNW Group via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Royal Canadian Mint Opens plating facility expansion and Hieu C. Truong Centre of Excellence for Research and ...

    Royal Canadian Mint Opens plating facility expansion and Hieu C. Truong Centre of Excellence for Research and Development
    on June 13, 2013     Source: CNW Group via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Willsboro assisted-living facility to open

    Facility preserves past but incorporates modern amenities.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Plattsburgh Press-Republican

Quotes

  1. "Iran has the right for peaceful power, but the size of the facility is inconsistent with a peaceful program," Obama said. "Iran is breaking rules that all nations must follow, endangering the world non-nuclear proliferation regime ...... and...
    on Sep 25, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: FOXNews

  2. "This new facility, God willing, will become operational soon and will blind the eyes of the enemies," Mohammad Mohammadi Golpayegani told the semi-official Fars news agency.
    on Sep 26, 2009 By: Mohammad Mohammadi Source: Washington Post

  3. "Violent crimes of any sort are tragic enough, but when innocent people are killed in a religious facility or a place of worship, we must voice a collective sense of outrage and demonstrate a renewed commitment to keep our communities safe,"...
    on Dec 10, 2007 By: Bill Ritter Source: Gulf Daily News

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