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able

The common root for capable of, skilled at—e.g., operable.
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Horan, Shortle, and Abler (2004) call the complementary BMP subsidization/WQT policy described above "double-dipping," and show under what circumstances double-dipping enhances the efficiency of NPS control.
Kevin Gutzman is one of the abler young historians of the day.
According to her, UoE is rendering valuable service by making the teaching profession attractive to the youth by providing quality programs, providing fast track degree acquisition routes to abler students.
Abdo, 1985; Abler & Sedlacek, 1989; Hoge & Hoge, 1992; Ghule, Balaiah, & Joshi, 2007).
Year after year, his simulated robots also evolved, spending less time in "infant" tadpole-like forms and more time in "adult" four-legged forms, becoming abler than ones with fixed body forms.
Teachers need to know what can be done with their materials and activities--and need, therefore, to be able themselves to model what responses may be expectable at A and at A* so that abler students can see their teachers as master craftspeople, just as trainee potters would expect their teacher to be able to throw a top-class pot.
He was, Roosevelt privately remarked, "a far abler man than I but he don't know how to play the popular hero and shoot a bear.
Ronald Francis Abler, Director of the International Geographical Union (IGU) praised the Tunisian experience in matters of fight against desertification, particularly in the Tunisian south.
News ranking attracts better faculty and abler students as well as bigger alumni contributions, all of which make it easier to move still further up the ladder.
It points out that some very influential companies are missing, such as Abler & Geiger, Business Bridge Europe, CLAN, DLA Piper, EUTOP, Grayling, British Airways, E.
has opted to "invest in many more teachers rather than abler ones.