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able-bodied

[ey-buh l-bod-eed] /ˈeɪ bəlˈbɒd id/
adjective
1.
having a strong, healthy body; physically fit:
Every able-bodied young man served in the armed forces.
Origin
1615-1625
1615-25
Related forms
able-bodiedness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for ablebodied

able-bodied

adjective
1.
physically strong and healthy; robust
2.
not having a physical disability
Usage note
Preferred form: non-disabled
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Word Origin and History for ablebodied

able-bodied

adj.

1620s; see able + body.

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