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enabler

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noun en·abler \i-ˈnā-blər, -bəl-ər\

Definition of enabler

  1. :  one that enables another to achieve an end; especially :  one who enables another to persist in self-destructive behavior (as substance abuse) by providing excuses or by making it possible to avoid the consequences of such behavior



1615

First Known Use of enabler

1615


Medical Dictionary

enabler

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noun en·abler \i-ˈnā-b(ə-)lər\

Medical Definition of enabler

  1. :  one that enables another to achieve an end; especially :  one who enables another to persist in self-destructive behavior (as substance abuse) by providing excuses or by helping that individual avoid the consequences of such behavior




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