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  • 1 -able — ♦ Élément, du lat. abilis, signifiant « qui peut être » (récupérable, ministrable) ou moins souvent « qui donne », « enclin à » (secourable, pitoyable). able Suffixe, du lat. abilis, qui peut être (ex. faisable, mangeable) ou enclin à être ( …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 Able — may refer to:In science and technology: * ABLE (nuclear weapon), a U.S. 1946 nuclear weapon test series * ABLE (programming language), a simplified programming language * Able space probes, probes in the Pioneer program * Able, one of the first… …

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  • 3 Able — A ble, a. [comp. {Abler}; superl. {Ablest}.] [OF. habile, L. habilis that may be easily held or managed, apt, skillful, fr. habere to have, hold. Cf. {Habile} and see {Habit}.] 1. Fit; adapted; suitable. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] A many man, to ben… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 able — ● able nom masculin (latin albulus, blanchâtre) Poisson d eau douce (cyprinidé), voisin de l ablette. ⇒ABLE, subst. masc. A. ICHTYOL. Terme générique désignant une variété de poissons d eau douce (cyprinidés) et de couleur claire. B. Poisson… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 5 -able — a*ble ( [.a]*b l). [F. able, L. abilis.] An adjective suffix now usually in a passive sense; able to be; fit to be; expressing capacity or worthiness in a passive sense; as, movable, able to be moved; amendable, able to be amended; blamable, fit… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 able — adj 1: possessed of needed powers or of needed resources to accomplish an objective able to perform under the contract 2: having freedom from restriction or obligation or from conditions preventing an action able to vote 3: legally qualified:… …

    Law dictionary

  • 7 Able — de Heckel Able de Heckel …

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  • 8 Able — A ble, v. t. [See {Able}, a.] [Obs.] 1. To make able; to enable; to strengthen. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. To vouch for. I ll able them. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 able — /ay beuhl/, adj., abler, ablest, n. adj. 1. having necessary power, skill, resources, or qualifications; qualified: able to lift a two hundred pound weight; able to write music; able to travel widely; able to vote. 2. having unusual or superior… …

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  • 10 ABLE — Die Abkürzung ABLE bedeutet: Active Networks at Bell Labs Agent Building and Learning Environment Association for Better Living and Education Association of Biotechnology Led Enterprises Association of Black Law Enforcers Able bezeichnet: den… …

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  • 11 Able 1 — Pioneer 0 Pioneer 0 Caractéristiques Organisation DOD Domaine Observation lunaire Masse 38,1 kg Lancement …

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  • 12 Able 2 — Pioneer 1 Pioneer 1 Caractéristiques Organisation NASA Domaine Observation lunaire Masse 34,2 kg Lancement …

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  • 13 Able 3 — Pioneer 2 Pioneer 2 Caractéristiques Organisation NASA Domaine Observation lunaire Masse 39,2 kg Lancement …

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  • 14 able — adjective /ˈeɪ.bl̩,ˈeɪ.bəl/ a) Healthy. After the past week of forced marches, only half the men are fully able. b) Permitted to; not prevented from; having the power or capacity to. With that obstacle removed, I am now able to proceed with my… …

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  • 15 -able — ► sufijo Unido a verbos de la primera conjugación indica capacidad o aptitud para la acción denotada por el verbo: ■ contable; explotable. * * * able V. « ble». * * * able. suf. V. ble …

    Enciclopedia Universal

  • 16 -able — a suffix meaning capable of, susceptible of, fit for, tending to, given to, associated in meaning with the word able, occurring in loanwords from Latin (laudable); used in English as a highly productive suffix to form adjectives by addition to… …

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  • 17 ABLE — Adult Basic And Literacy Education (Medical » Laboratory) Able Energy, Inc. (Business » NASDAQ Symbols) *** Agent Building and Learning Environment (Computing » Software) ** Association for Biology Laboratory Education (Medical » Veterinary) *… …

    Abbreviations dictionary

  • 18 able — adjective (abler; ablest) Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French, from Latin habilis apt, from habēre to have more at habit Date: 14th century 1. a. having sufficient power, skill, or resources to accomplish an object b …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 19 -able — also ible adjective suffix Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French, from Latin abilis, ibilis, from a , i , verb stem vowels + bilis capable or worthy of 1. capable of, fit for, or worthy of (being so acted upon or toward) chiefly in… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 20 ABLE — s. m., ou ABLETTE. s. f. Petit poisson dont les écailles servent à faire l essence d Orient, employée à la fabrication des fausses perles …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)