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Significado de “able” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "able" - Diccionario Inglés

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ableadjective

uk   /ˈeɪ.bəl/ us   /ˈeɪ.bəl/
  • able adjective (CAN DO)

be able to do sth

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A2 to have the necessary physical strength, mental power, skill, time, money, or opportunity to do something: Will she be able to cope with the work? He's never been able to admit to his mistakes. I'm sorry that I wasn't able to phone you yesterday. It's so wonderful being able to see the sea from my window.
be better able to do something
to find it easier to do something: Get a good night's sleep and you'll feel better able to cope.

-ablesuffix

uk   / -ə.bəl/ us   / -ə.bəl/ also ible
(Definition of able from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "able" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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ableadjective

us   /ˈeɪ·bəl/
  • able adjective (HAVING WHAT IS NEEDED)

[+ to infinitive] having what is needed to do something, esp. the physical or mental power, skill, time, money, or opportunity: I lost my job and wasn’t able to afford my old apartment. We won’t be able to keep up this kind of effort much longer.
  • able adjective (SKILLFUL)

good at what you do: He is an able student.
ably
adverb us   /ˈeɪ·bli/
He does his job very ably.
(Definition of able from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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