Definition of abled in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈeɪb(ə)ld


Having a full range of physical or mental abilities; not disabled: an astonishing company of abled and disabled dancers See also differently abled.
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  • These mainstream messages must be challenged continually, and both abled and disabled women who ostracize those who do not fit culturally defined standards of disability must be confronted.
  • Do disabled men date mostly disabled or abled women?
  • The recent ploy of opening up that same double-price offer to abled as well as disabled people means they have simply constructed another disabling barrier.


1980s: back-formation from disabled.

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