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unableadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ʌnˈeɪ·bəl/
not ​able: I was unable to ​find a ​payphone.
(Definition of unable from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"unable" in British English

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unableadjective

uk   /ʌnˈeɪ.bəl/  us   /ʌnˈeɪ.bəl/
be unable to do sth

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B1 to not be ​able to do something: We were unable to ​contact him at the ​time.
(Definition of unable from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “unable”
in Vietnamese không thể, không có khả năng…
in Spanish incapaz…
in Malaysian tdk dapat…
in Thai ซึ่งไม่สามารถ…
in French incapable de…
in German außerstande…
in Indonesian tidak bisa…
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