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having the ability to perform well

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(usually followed by 'to') having the necessary means or skill or know-how or authority to do something

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have the skills and qualifications to do things well

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having inherent physical or mental ability or capacity

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having a strong healthy body

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j], j = 1, 2, such as in the ambient penalty models of Segerson (1988) and Horan, Shortie, and Abler (1998), monitoring and enforcement of NPS loads is essentially a nonissue.
Contact Name/Title: David Abler, Professor and Graduate Officer
We've put money into the tourism industry for our business partners to be abler to offer quality services.
These problems were compounded when intemal party placeseeking, of little ideological significance, led to the loss of several of the abler and better-known SNP politicians, demoted to unelectable positions on party lists, although one of them, the flamboyant Margo MacDonald, successfully restyled herself as an Independent.
In fact, a consistent physical activity program might result in lower costs because of a stronger, healthier, and abler resident population.
We may think that we are smarter, abler, and handsomer than we really are.
For discussions of the more detailed issues of the practicalities of implementation pertinent to this section, see, for example, Swierzbinski (1994), Horan, Shortle and Abler (1998) and Bulckaen (1997)).
For our abler pupils, we need to set the expectations higher.
Shortle and Abler argue that sources of nonpoint pollution (small businesses and households) should be held accountable for environmental quality just as are other large entities that manufacture or emit pollution (for example, pesticide and automobile manufacturers) as a by-product.
Their significance, however, might be better illuminated in hands abler than those of Hersh and Hellmann.
Since abler persons probably invest more in themselves because their rates of return are higher, it is difficult to measure the effects of this self-selection.
In her preface, Harriet Jacobs declares: "I want to add my testimony to that of abler pens to convince the people of the Free States what Slavery really is" (1-2).
s simplicity is that of someone who is thoroughly familiar with an extensive field of knowledge and is abler than most to make it understandable.
Brunn and Thomas Leinbach (eds) Collapsing Space and Time: Geographic Aspects of Communication and Information (London, 1991) 49-81; Thomas Falk and Ronald Abler, "Intercommunications, Distance, and Geographical Theory," Geografiska Annaler, series B, (1980), 59-67; David Harvey, The Condition of Postmodernity: an Enquiry into the Origins of Cultural Change (Oxford, 1989); also by Harvey, "Between Space and Time: Reflections on the Geographical Imagination," Annals of the Association of American Geographers 80, 3 (1990), 418-34.