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See Spanish definition of hábil
1to be able to + inf — poder + inf
— saber + inf
( abler, ablest)
- Born into a noble family, Neroccio was one of the most able artists of late 15th-century Siena.
- Abler students would do well to supplement Post's book with Bell's ‘Elizabethan Women and Poetry of Courtship’.
- Two of the abler young novelists of the time, Evelyn Waugh and Graham Greene, were converts to Roman Catholicism.
- I think she's the ablest person I ever worked with in public life.
- Even as she got older and became physically less able, she was still as sharp as a button.
- The country needs more able, less ideologically warped people in charge.
- This will encourage children to work hard to improve in areas where they are less able.
- This Club has lost one of its ablest, best-liked, and most beloved members.
- The translation was made by an array of the most able scholars and poets of the time.
- He praises her uncomplaining acceptance of the restrictions and disregard she had to bear as a woman when she knew herself to be much abler than most men.
2(proficient)(politician/performer/administrator) hábil(politician/performer/administrator) capazsome of our ablest officers — algunos de nuestros oficiales más capaces
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