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  • suffix Forms a noun from a verb; ability, inclination or suitability for a specified function or condition.

Etymologies

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From Middle English -ablete, -iblete, -abilite, -ibilite, from Middle French -ableté, -ibleté, -abilité, -ibilité, from Latin -abilitas, -ibilitas, from -abilis ("able") or -ibilis ("able") + -tas or -ty

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