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Inflections of 'able' (adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."):
abler
adj comparative
ablest
adj superlative

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able adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (capable)bekwaam bn
  (formeel)capabel bn
 The new employee is an able young woman.
 
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able adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (talented)bekwaam, begaafd bn
  (literair)begenadigd bn
 Lenny is the most able copywriter we have.
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in staat zijn om overg. uitdr. (kunnen)be able to v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
kunnen overg. ww (in staat zijn om)can vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  be able v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  be capable v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
niet in staat zijn onoverg. uitdr. (niet kunnen)not be capable v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  not be able v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
niet stil kunnen zitten onoverg. uitdr. (v. kind: zeer bewegelijk)not be able to sit still v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  fidgety adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
niets kunnen doen aan overg. uitdr. (niet kunnen verhelpen)not be able to do anything about v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
vermogen overg. ww verouderd (kunnen)can vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  be able to v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
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Samengestelde woorden:
EngelsNederlands
able to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (can, capable of)in staat om bw + vz
  capabel bn
able-bodied adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (not physically disabled)vertaling niet beschikbaar
 We need all able-bodied men in the village to help fill sand bags before the river crests.
the able-bodied nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (not physically disabled)vertaling niet beschikbaar
 People with disabilities enjoy sports as much as the able-bodied do.
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Collocatie: able to [walk, attend, eat, talk, understand, work], [she, the baby, the patient] is able to [walk], will not be able to [walk] (again), meer...

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