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    mobiledan is offline Banned
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    I have a question about the verb 'facilitate':

    sec.gov/news/press/2010/2010-155.htm
    "The Securities and Exchange Commission today adopted changes to the federal proxy and other rules to facilitate the rights of shareholders to nominate directors to a company's board."

    My dictionary says that the verb 'facilitate' should be followed by an activity or process. So, could the example be wrong?

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    Default Re: Facilitate

    Quote Originally Posted by mobiledan View Post
    I have a question about the verb 'facilitate':

    sec.gov/news/press/2010/2010-155.htm
    "The Securities and Exchange Commission today adopted changes to the federal proxy and other rules to facilitate the rights of shareholders to nominate directors to a company's board."

    My dictionary says that the verb 'facilitate' should be followed by an activity or process. So, could the example be wrong?
    I would think that "the rights" would be considered a process (or processes) in that context.

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