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British English: /ˈeɪb(ə)l/
American English: /ˈeɪbəl/

Translation of able in German:


  • 1be able to do something
    etwas tun können
    I'd love to come but I don't know if I'll be able [to]
    ich würde sehr gern kommen, aber ich weiß nicht, ob es mir möglich sein wird
    I think you'd be better/more able to do it than I would
    ich glaube, Sie sind eher dazu in der Lage als ich

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