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having the ability to perform well

Synonyms for able

(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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A specific type of multicomponent regionalization (Grigg 1967) is region-based image segmentation, whose overarching principle is to generate image objects based on specific homogeneity criteria and spatial contiguity (Abler, Adams, and Gould 1971).
2002; Horan, Shortie, and Abler 2002) and thus overcome the type of environmental uncertainty explicitly modeled by Malik, Letson, and Crutch-field (1993) and Shortie and Horan (2001).
Furthermore, each of these resolutions tends to illicit a somewhat different understanding and potential analytic problem of the process at hand, whether it is from dilution of variation and activity on a large scale or a misidentification of the process on small scales (Abler et al., 1971).
Parece existir cierto consenso en torno a las funciones fundamentales que la agricultura desempena (economico-productivas, paisajistico-ambientales y socioculturales), no incompatible con su dificil separacion analitica y con las contradicciones que se operan entre ellas (Abler, 2001; FAO, 2000 y 2007; Atance, 2007).
Teachers need to know what can be done with their materials and activities--and need, therefore, to be able themselves to model what responses may be expectable at A and at A* so that abler students can see their teachers as master craftspeople, just as trainee potters would expect their teacher to be able to throw a top-class pot.
He was, Roosevelt privately remarked, "a far abler man than I but he don't know how to play the popular hero and shoot a bear." Wilson, adopting the model of an English prime minister, established an impressive public persona, dominated his party in Congress, and secured a remarkable body of legislation.
(Smith, 1982b, vi.6) (2) Commercial society realises the Stoic virtues of independence and self-sufficiency: 'Every man, as the Stoics used to say, is first and principally recommended to his own care; and every man is certainly, in every respect, fitter and abler to take care of himself than of any other person' (Smith, 1982a, VI.ii.1.11).
Ronald Francis Abler, Director of the International Geographical Union (IGU) praised the Tunisian experience in matters of fight against desertification, particularly in the Tunisian south.
Five of the ten essays devote considerable space to exploring the tensions in Two Treatises of Government, where, in some passages, Locke seems to endorse an egalitarian, contractual account of marriage, while nonetheless asserting that men are 'abler and stronger' than women and that women are naturally subject to men.
News ranking attracts better faculty and abler students as well as bigger alumni contributions, all of which make it easier to move still further up the ladder.
It points out that some very influential companies are missing, such as Abler & Geiger, Business Bridge Europe, CLAN, DLA Piper, EUTOP, Grayling, British Airways, E.ON, Heineken, Monsanto, Nokia, Crop Life (pesticides) and Cambria (cement).
Of course some were abler than others, but to read about them is to grow in admiration of their stature and the greatness of their achievement.
has opted to "invest in many more teachers rather than abler ones....