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English definition of “disable”


verb [T often passive] (PERSON)    /dɪˈseɪ.bl̩/
to cause someone to have an illness, injury, or condition that makes it difficult for them to do the things that other people do: She was disabled in the accident.Injuring and injuriesNot functioning disabling     /-blɪŋ/ adjective a disabling illnessSerious and unpleasantNot attractive to look atInformal words for bad
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