Quick answer
"Facilitate" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "facilitar", and "enable" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "permitir". Learn more about the difference between "facilitate" and "enable" below.
facilitate(
fuh
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sih
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lih
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teyt
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. facilitar
The teachers attended a conference where they explored how technology can facilitate learning.Los maestros asistieron a una conferencia donde exploraron cómo la tecnología puede facilitar el aprendizaje.
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enable(
ehn
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ey
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buhl
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to make able)
a. permitir
Internet enables me to keep in touch with friends and family at all times.Internet me permite estar en contacto con amigos y familia en todo momento.
2. (to make possible)
a. permitir
This software will enable quicker response times.Este software permitirá un tiempo de respuesta más rápido.
b. posibilitar
The discovery will enable major developments in medicine.El descubrimiento posibilitará grandes avances en la medicina.
3. (computing)
a. activar
The window won't open because you haven't enabled pop-ups.La ventana no se abre porque no has activado los elementos emergentes.
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