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noun British English pronunciation: facility /fəˈsɪləti/ 
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pluralfacilities

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  1. 1
    [countable] [usually plural] something such as a room or piece of equipment that is provided at a place for people to use

    The hotel has excellent leisure facilities.

    There are plans to improve toilet facilities at the station.

    Does the company offer any facilities for employees with young children?

    1. a.

      facilities

      [plural] a polite way of saying 'bathroom' or 'toilet'

      All the rooms have private facilities.

  2. 2
    [countable] a special feature of a particular tool, system etc

    Do you have an overdraft facility at your bank?

    have the facility to do something:

    The software has the facility to produce high-quality graphics displays.

  3. 3
    [countable] mainly American an area or building used for a particular purpose

    He works at the company's manufacturing facility in Texas.

  4. 4
    [singular/uncountable] formal a natural ability to do something well

    He has a facility for languages.

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