Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of enable.

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  • adj. providing legal power or sanction

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Bill Pittman of Alcoholics Anonymous, coauthor of the 1989 AA: The Way It Began, says that its use of “the word enabling first appeared in Al-Anon literature in the early 60s.”

    No Uncertain Terms

  • What you see here are the weeks since we started deploying what we call the enabling force which went before the actual peace accord was signed.

    Berger And Estes Briefing On President Bosnia Visit

  • He seemed to verbally underline the word "enabling," to emphasize the U.S. support role.

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • "Ultimately we'd like to build a plant like that but ... if the economics don't work out we're also looking at what I call enabling technologies."

    Stuff.co.nz - Stuff

  • The role of positive interactions in enabling cooperation

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  • UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Well, if you call enabling governance nation - building, then yes.

    CNN Transcript Sep 7, 2009

  • UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Well, if you call enabling governments nation building, then yes.

    CNN Transcript Sep 7, 2009

  • The 27-year-old software engineer was apparently working on the iPhone's call enabling software.

    Home | Mail Online

  • Velneo's hispanic developers can program in Spanish, enabling English speaking end-users to work in English with the applications they develop since the English client-server architecture is completely compatible with the Spanish vDevelop editing tool.

    Hispanic Business Magazine

  • During eWEEK Labs 'tests, Intel Parallel Studio effectively identifed and helped remediate problems in code, enabling developers to fine-tune programs for use with multiple cores.

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