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1‘many shopping centres include car-parking facilities’
provision, space, means, solution, potential, prerequisite, equipment
2‘the camera has a zoom facility’
possibility, opportunity, feature
3‘there is a wealth of local facilities’
amenity, resource, service, advantage, convenience, benefit
4‘a medical facility deep in the jungle’
establishment, centre, installation, place, depot, station, location, premises, site, post, base, camp
informal joint, outfit, set-up
5‘his facility for drawing’
aptitude, talent, gift, flair, bent, skill, knack, finesse, genius
ability, proficiency, competence, capability, potential, capacity, faculty
expertise, expertness, adeptness, prowess, mastery, artistry
propensity, inclination, natural ability, suitability, fitness
head, mind, brain
6‘I was turning out poetry with facility’
ease, effortlessness, no difficulty, no trouble, no bother, facileness, simplicity
deftness, adroitness, dexterity, proficiency, mastery
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