adjective Law.
conferring new legal powers or capacities, especially by removing a disability; having the right to license or regulate: an enabling act; enabling power.

1670–80; enable + -ing2

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verb (used with object), enabled, enabling.
to make able; give power, means, competence, or ability to; authorize: This document will enable him to pass through the enemy lines unmolested.
to make possible or easy: Aeronautics enables us to overcome great distances.
to make ready; equip (often used in combination): Web-enabled cell phones.

1375–1425; Middle English; see en-1, able

enabler, noun
preenable, verb (used with object), preenabled, preenabling.

1. empower, qualify, allow, permit.
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enable (ɪnˈeɪbəl)
1.  to provide (someone) with adequate power, means, opportunity, or authority (to do something)
2.  to make possible
3.  to put (a digital electronic circuit element) into an operative condition by supplying a suitable input pulse

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Word Origin & History

mid-15c., from en- "make, put in" + able. Related: Enabled; enabling.
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Computing Dictionary

enabling definition

software enabling

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Example sentences
Tells of the family performance, and how only one ring is occupied at a time,
  enabling the audience to see the whole show.
Great strides are being made in the quality of online courses, enabling a
  revolution in service to nontraditional students.
If this is a feature that you've come to count on, you should weigh the pros
  and cons of enabling multiple sign-in.
It was liberating and enabling, as subsequent outputs show.
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