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enable

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishenableen‧a‧ble /ɪˈneɪbəl/ ●●● S3 W1 AWL verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 POSSIBLEto make it possible for someone to do something, or for something to happenenable somebody/something to do something 🔊 The loan enabled Jan to buy the house. 🔊 There are plans to enlarge the runway to enable jumbo jets to land.enabler noun [countable]→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
enableCentral computer recording of transactions would enable automatic screening for multiple and unjustified claims.Our main goal is to enable healthy change and growth.Firstly they enable large systems to be produced yet still retain clarity within the grammar.They've devised a series of guidelines that will enable the beauty spot to stay both commercially viable and beautiful.Beds enable the children themselves to be patients.This information will enable the supplier to propose a solution which matches your requirements.Her husband and her children were very happy with their lives and she was successful enough to enable them to continue it.Recent innovations with computer aided design enable us to produce magazines which are more creative, efficient and cost effective.Acceptance enables you not to have to hide things about yourself and to find freedom to be yourself.
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Verb table
enable
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyenable
he, she, itenables
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyenabled
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave enabled
he, she, ithas enabled
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad enabled
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill enable
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have enabled
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam enabling
he, she, itis enabling
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you, we, theyare enabling
Past
I, he, she, itwas enabling
you, we, theywere enabling
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been enabling
he, she, ithas been enabling
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been enabling
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be enabling
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been enabling
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