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enable (someone) to (do something)

To allow someone to do something. My boss's absence enabled me to establish myself as a key figure in our department.
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enable someone to do something

to make it possible for someone to do something. This money will enable me to open my own business. My uncle enabled me to open my own candy shop.
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Nortel Networks Shasta 5000 BSN enables service providers to aggregate tens of thousands of subscribers -- via DSL, cable, private line, dial-up, wireless or any other access medium -- onto a single platform while enabling network-based, value-added IP services like firewalls, virtual private networks, self-provisioning dynamic bandwidth allocation, and personalization.
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Azimuth's standardized test solutions enable research, development, QA and marketing engineers to test the performance, conformance and certification of wireless devices and networks supporting data, voice and video applications.
It enables us to expand our outdoor wireless coverage area without having to use 3rd party equipment or adding more fiber.
Disposable infrastructure enables traditional appliances such as firewalls, load balancers, application servers and storage to become an integral part of the Web application.
The solution's carrier report cards enable customers to make smarter decisions about their carriers, changing behaviors in costs or services to save money and eliminate inefficient processes.
With the Devicescape Agent, device manufacturers have a software solution that will enable them to develop wireless devices with secure, simple setup to satisfy this growing demand.
V-ENABLE's platform enables data to be requested and received using voice mode, visual mode (text), or a combination of both.
Reactivity provides the leading XML appliances used by enterprises to XML enable their networks and realize the promise of XML Web services and application oriented networking.
The extent to which grid technologies enable and underpin next-generation distributed computing environments will depend in large part on the ability of new and existing application assets to be deployed in these environments.
Nasdaq:JNPR) today announced the creation of the Open IPTV and Multiplay Initiative, an ongoing program designed to enable providers to more rapidly and cost-effectively deploy IPTV and multiplay service offerings using open, flexible and best-of-breed networks.
This enables operators and manufacturers for the first time to fully exploit the branding, marketing and revenue potential of mobile phones.