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enabling

[ en-ey-bling ]
/ ɛnˈeɪ blɪŋ /
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adjective Law.
conferring additional legal powers or capacities, especially by removing a barrier to action, suspending required permission, or relaxing oversight: an enabling act;enabling power.
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Origin of enabling

First recorded in 1670–80; enable + -ing2

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