[ en-ey-bler ]
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  1. a person or thing that enables something, or makes it possible: Technology is a key enabler of efficiency and productivity.

  2. a person who enables or supports someone else’s bad or dysfunctional behavior: His wife is an unwitting enabler who makes excuses for his drinking.

Origin of enabler

First recorded in 1610–20; 1975–80 for def. 2

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