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Spanish translation of “able”

able

adjective /ˈeibəl/
(opposite unable) having enough strength, knowledge etc to do something
capaz
She was eventually able to open the door.
clever and skilful; capable
competente
She is a very able nurse with many years’ experience.
legally competent
con derecho a
He is old enough to be able to vote.
ably adverb skilfully/skillfully or well
Capazmente
We were ably assisted by a team of experts.
able-bodied adjective physically strong and healthy in contrast to someone who is disabled
Sano
All able-bodied men between 18 and 30 were forced to join the army.
(Definition of able from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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