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I haven’t been able to get any more information.
I’d love to be able to sing like you.
She’s barely able to read or write.
As far as I have been able to find out, he has no criminal convictions.
Barely able to stand, John staggered into the room.
They’re able to buy whatever they want.
I don’t know if I’ll be able to come.
This is the American English definition of able. View British English definition of able.
a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …add a word
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