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noun [countable]     catalyst pronunciation in American English
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  1. 1
    someone or something that causes something to happen or change
    catalyst for:

    The new development will act as a catalyst for growth in business and tourism.

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  2. 2
    chemistry a substance that causes a chemical reaction to happen more quickly but is not affected itself. An enzyme is a type of catalyst.

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