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enable

[ə′nā·bəl]
(computer science)
To authorize an activity which would otherwise be suppressed, such as to write on a tape.
To turn on a computer system or a piece of equipment.
(electronics)
To initiate the operation of a device or circuit by applying a trigger signal or pulse.

enable

To turn on; activate. See disabled for details.
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