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ably

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English able + -ly

PronunciationEdit

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈeɪ.bli/, /ˈeɪ.bə.li/

AdverbEdit

ably (comparative more ably, superlative most ably)

  1. In an able manner; with great ability. [First attested around 1350 to 1470.][1]
    ably done, planned, said

TranslationsEdit

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Lesley Brown (editor), The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th edition (Oxford University Press, 2003 [1933], ISBN 978-0-19-860575-7), page 6

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