Meaning of FACILITY in English
/ fəˈsɪləti; NAmE / noun
facilities [ pl. ] buildings, services, equipment, etc. that are provided for a particular purpose :
sports / leisure facilities
shopping / banking / cooking facilities
The hotel has special facilities for welcoming disabled people.
All rooms have private facilities (= a private bathroom) .
[ C ] a special feature of a machine, service, etc. that makes it possible to do sth extra :
a bank account with an overdraft facility
a facility for checking spelling
[ C ] a place, usually including buildings, used for a particular purpose or activity :
the world's largest nuclear waste facility
a new health care facility
[ sing. , U ] facility (for sth) a natural ability to learn or do sth easily :
She has a facility for languages.
early 16th cent. (denoting the means or unimpeded opportunity for doing something): from French facilité or Latin facilitas , from facilis easy, from facere do, make.
Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне. 2005