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able

adjective
 
 
/ˈeɪbl/
be able to do sth A2 to have the ability to do something or the possibility of doing something: He'll be able to help you. I wouldn't be able to come at that time anyway. →  Opposite be unable to do sth Skill, talent and ability
clever or good at doing something: She's a very able student.Skilled, talented and able
ably adverb Ably assisted by her mother, she learnt how to make jam.
Translations of “able”
in Korean 재능 있는…
in Arabic قَدير…
in French capable, compétent…
in Turkish becerikli, zeki ve bir şeyi yapmada iyi…
in Italian bravo, capace, competente…
in Chinese (Traditional) 能做…
in Russian способный…
in Polish zdolny…
in Spanish capaz, competente, con derecho a…
in Portuguese capaz, apto…
in German in der Lage, fähig, stimmberechtigt…
in Catalan competent…
in Japanese 才能のある, 能力のある…
in Chinese (Simplified) 能做…
(Definition of able from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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