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enabler

noun [C] uk   /ɪˈneɪ.blər/ us    /-blɚ/
something or someone that makes it possible for a particular thing to happen or be done: Information technology is an enabler, but not the whole solution. specialized psychology someone who allows or makes it possible for another person to behave in a way that damages that person: He accepts his responsibility as the enabler of many of his wife's problems.
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