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used in Funny in Farsi

3 uses
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to make possible
in various senses, including:
  • to give someone the ability, knowledge, or authority to do something — as in "The study will enable an informed discussion."
  • to activate a computer system for use — as in "You can enable the feature in the Settings Page."
  • to permit someone to repeat bad behavior, so they reinforce the bad pattern — as in "I don't want to enable her drug addiction."
  • Mine is the kind of nose that enabled me to impress fellow high school students with my ability to balance a pencil and eraser between my nose and mouth.
    p. 162.2
  • The most exciting part of the trip was the many tunnels, which enabled us to pass through the Elburz Mountains to reach the Caspian.
    p. 53.9
  • As a young doctor, he supported his younger siblings, enabling them to continue their education.
    p. 101.5

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