Facility - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |fəˈsɪləti|  American pronunciation of the word facility
Brit.  |fəˈsɪlɪti|  British pronunciation of the word facility

noun

- a building or place that provides a particular service or is used for a particular industry(syn: installation)

the assembly plant is an enormous facility

- skillful performance or ability without difficulty(syn: adeptness, adroitness, deftness, quickness)

he was famous for his facility as an archer

- a natural effortlessness(syn: readiness)

they conversed with great facility

- something designed and created to serve a particular function and to afford a particular convenience or service
- a service that an organization or a piece of equipment offers you

a cell phone with internet facility

Examples

The facilities are at the end of the corridor.

He had a great facility for writing.

He had great facility with words.

She handled the crisis with facility.

Spenser composed with great facility.

There was but little need of postal facilities.

Is there a call-back facility on this phone?

She has an amazing facility for languages.

His facility for languages is astonishing.

The credit facility is granted for the period up to 5 years.

the assembly plant is an enormous facility

he was famous for his facility as an archer

a cell phone with internet facility

The money will be used to endow the museum and research facility.

He was hired to oversee design and construction of the new facility.

Word forms

noun
singular: facility
plural: facilities
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