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able

The common root for capable of, skilled at—e.g., operable.
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Her longtime friend Leslie Morris filed a petition to become Mitchell's guardian on Tuesday, stating that the singer-songwriter was unable to care for herself.
Bank of Scotland (RBS) has apologised after customers were unable to withdraw cash TM machines.
Corporations who are unable to file their T2 returns by July 2 due to flooding can apply to have interest and/or penalties waived or cancelled using Form RC4288, Request for Taxpayer Relief.
Mr Forbes said: "If we don't save that money over the next three years, we will be unable to function, unable to pay our staff, unable to empty the bins, unable to maintain our roads, unable to support public transport and unable to look after vulnerable children and adults.
On the other hand, you can't go around saying you're unable when you simply don't want to accept something.
The DLA/PIP is not a benefit for the disabled who are unable to work it is in fact a benefit for the disabled who may be in or out of work.
Getting the thumbs down were restaurateur Glynn Purnell who claimed he was "simply unable" to do without his car; business leader Lord Digby Jones who said he was "not around on that date and unable to help" and Birmingham City Council Leader Mike Whitby who cited a list of longstanding commitments which would be "difficult to honour without a car".
David Bintley - no response; 5 Gary Taylor - unable to take part; 6.
A third (30%) of UK companies have been unable to pay their own bills on time as a result of their invoices not being paid.
But, he said, hospital officials have been unable to meet with Delgadillo since the city attorney filed a legal action against Kaiser Permanente last November over a patient-dumping case.
If a person is unable to love in the highest sense of the word--willing that good befall another for the other's sake--that is, if a person is not able to love another on the level of the will, but only on an emotional level [1], then it is simply not possible for such a one to give himself or herself In marriage.
A SOCIAL welfare charity has today revealed that one in three families cannot afford a one-week holiday, while 20 per cent are unable to take even a day trip.