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Vocabulary lesson 86

Definitions and samples
facilitate (v.) to make easier
– The computer program facilitated the scheduling of appointments.
beforehand (adv.) in advance, in anticipation
– To speed up the mailing, we should prepare the labels beforehand.
courier (n.) a messenger, an official delivery person
– We hired a courier to deliver the package.
express (adj.) fast and direct
Express mail costs more than regular mail service, but it is more efficient.
petition (n. & v.) a formal, written request; to make a formal request
– The petition was photocopied and distributed to workers who will collect the necessary signatures.