habilitator

habilitate

[huh-bil-i-teyt]
verb (used with object), habilitated, habilitating.
1.
to clothe or dress.
2.
to make fit.
verb (used without object), habilitated, habilitating.
3.
to become fit.

Origin:
1595–1605; < Medieval Latin habilitātus, past participle of habilitāre to make fit. See ability, -ate1

habilitation, noun
habilitative, adjective
habilitator, noun
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habilitate (həˈbɪlɪˌteɪt)
 
vb
1.  chiefly (Western US) (tr) to equip and finance (a mine)
2.  (intr) to qualify for office
3.  archaic (tr) to clothe
 
[C17: from Medieval Latin habilitāre to make fit, from Latin habilitās aptness, readiness; see ability]
 
habili'tation
 
n
 
ha'bilitator
 
n

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