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habilitate

verb

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to make better in behavior or character
  • believes that society should be responsible for habilitating nonviolent offenders

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The first known use of habilitate was in 1604

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“Habilitate.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/habilitate. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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