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abled

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adjective \ˈā-bəld\

Definition of abled

  1. :  capable of unimpaired function <designed to be helpful to the less abled> — compare DIFFERENTLY ABLED



1946

First Known Use of abled

1946


Medical Dictionary

abled

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adjective \ˈā-bəld\

Medical Definition of abled

  1. :  capable of unimpaired function <the senior citizens, those less abled in some way—Richard Hair>—compare differently abled




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