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able-bodied  


      adj   physically strong and healthy; robust  
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able-bodied  

  
firm, fit, hale, hardy, healthy, hearty, lusty, powerful, right as rain     (Brit. informal)   robust, sound, staunch, stout, strapping, strong, sturdy, vigorous  
  
Antonyms     
   ailing, debilitated, feeble, fragile, frail, sickly, tender, weak  

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adj.
able to be seen
[US] Ex.: the car in front of us was visible because we had the lights on
exp.
not to be able to act like a man, be a pussy
slang
n.
a person paid by the state to work in the interests of the nation who considers it to be a ‘right’ to be able abuse his or her authority to ensure personal gain for himself or herself at the expense of the nation…
neologism ... created on some blog
n.
a very creative person; someone who is always able to come up with fresh ideas
[Bus.]
adj.
1. [Comp.] a device that once plugged in is automatically recognized by the system and launches the expected process without any action on the user's side; 2. [Bus.] a new employee who is able to start work without too much induction and training
[Comp.];[Bus.] can be used as both noun and adjective: plug and play device; plug and play employee or simply plug and play (noun)
exp.
worry about something; be concerned about smth. (to the point of not being able to fall asleep)

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