Share this entry

facile
American English: /ˈfæsəl/
British English: /ˈfasʌɪl/
, /ˈfasɪl/

Translation of facile in Spanish:

adjective

  • Example sentences
    • Ideological polarizations on educational issues tend to be facile and premature.
    • Thus, one of the fundamental problems with educational reform is that policymakers often neglect to address core social problems and instead attack peripheral issues with facile solutions.
    • However, generalizations and facile strategies are often what the public wants to hear, despite what theory and research have shown us about the complexity of classroom environments.

Definition of facile in:

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

QUIZ


    Next Score: