facilitation


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facilitation

making easy or less difficult; assisting the progress of: The facilitation of your move will be made by the students.
Not to be confused with:
felicitation – congratulation; an expression of good wishes: Felicitations on your graduation.

fa·cil·i·ta·tion

 (fə-sĭl′ĭ-tā′shən)
n.
1. The act or action of facilitating: the facilitation of effective learning.
2. Physiology
a. The lowering of the threshold for propagation of an action potential of a neuron.
b. The enhancement of a neuron to a stimulus, as a result of prior repeated stimulation.

facilitation

(fəˌsɪlɪˈteɪʃən)
n
1. the act or process of facilitating
2. (Physiology) physiol the increased ease of transmission of impulses in a nerve fibre, caused by prior excitation

fa•cil•i•ta•tion

(fəˌsɪl ɪˈteɪ ʃən)

n.
1. the act or process of facilitating.
2. the lowering of resistance in a neural pathway to an impulse resulting from previous or simultaneous stimulation.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.facilitation - the condition of being made easy (or easier); "social facilitation is an adaptive condition"
condition, status - a state at a particular time; "a condition (or state) of disrepair"; "the current status of the arms negotiations"
2.facilitation - (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
neurophysiology - the branch of neuroscience that studies the physiology of the nervous system
organic phenomenon - (biology) a natural phenomenon involving living plants and animals
3.facilitation - act of assisting or making easier the progress or improvement of something
assist, assistance, help, aid - the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose; "he gave me an assist with the housework"; "could not walk without assistance"; "rescue party went to their aid"; "offered his help in unloading"
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RAWALPINDI -- The Public Facilitation Center of Rawalpindi Cantonment Board (RCB), during August received 294 complaints regarding electricity, water supply and sanitation problems in the cantonment areas and resolved 140.
Representatives from the regulatory agencies of Guyanas National Trade Facilitation Committee (NTFC) gathered today in Georgetown for a national workshop that will address capacity on the World Trade Organization (WTO) Trade Facilitation Agreement.
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ISLAMABAD: State Bank of Pakistan has established a facilitation desk to cater to the queries pertaining to foreign exchange related remittances and help all stakeholders including multinational companies and domestic businesses.
KARACHI -- State Bank of Pakistan has established a facilitation desk to cater to the queries pertaining to foreign exchange related remittances to help all stakeholders including multinational companies and domestic businesses.
KARACHI -- The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has established a facilitation desk to deal with queries pertaining to foreign exchange related remittances and help all stakeholders including multinational companies and domestic businesses.
Islamabad -- Syed Tahir Shahbaz, Federal Ombudsman has directed the concerned agencies working on the One Window Facilitation Desks at 08 International airports to improve further to facilitate the Overseas Pakistanis.
Pakistan Apparel Forum has proposed the government to simplify the export facilitation schemes instead of rationalising tariffs on the raw materials and intermediate goods.
ISLAMABAD -- The only complaints facilitation centre at the Islamabad court premises has been converted into lawyers chambers by the lawyers themselves.
LAHORE -- City police helped more than 3,000 applicants at seven facilitation centres in Lahore last month.
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