Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts

enable

enable
Meaning(s)
1) give someone the ability or opportunity to do something, or make something possible
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    • enable someone to do something
  • Analysis

    To enable someone means to make something possible for someone or to give someone the authority or position to do something, say something, or to make a decision. To enable can also mean to empower someone to do something or to make something possible or operational. 

  • Social Examples (Advance)
    1. Gary's parents cut off their financial support to him as they felt it was enabling his drug use.
    2. I have a very supportive family who enable me to reach my full potential.
  • Professional Examples (Advance)
    1. The diligent legal work Anna has done on the contract has enabled me to focus solely on getting the deal over the line.
    2. I believe that investment in cutting edge technology will enable us to cut production costs in half. 
    3. Many businesses are actively working on digital enablement to make their operations more flexible and customer-centric
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