(adv.) In an able manner; with great ability; as, ably done, planned, said.
(1) Bobby Robson is about to roll the dice for the last time: Steve Bull is preparing to come on, presumably for Beardsley.
(2) The OAU, and the independence it so ably championed through its liberation committee, was meant to reverse that historical trend – and find its own version of the old US anti-colonialist Monroe doctrine and manifest destiny : Africa for Africans at home and abroad.
(3) I am very emotionally moved Yer've come 'ere with a lorra heart and that From the start of this competition you have acquitted yourself very ably Hawaaaaayyyyy the girls!
(4) Turnbull noted Abbott, while prime minister, had galvanised “the strongest possible international response to the evolving threat of Daesh” – and had brought a strength of purpose “to the task of restoring the integrity of our borders.” The prime minister said his predecessor had ended the “disastrous” border policies of the Rudd and Gillard governments, that had “weakened our national security dramatically.” “Mr Speaker, under the policies of our government, and I acknowledge here the extraordinary contributions of leadership and determination of the members for Cook [Scott Morrison] and ably succeeded by the member for Dickson [Peter Dutton], we stopped the boats and we stopped the deaths at sea and that would never have happened had it not been for the election of the Abbott government in 2013,” Turnbull said.
(5) Prejudice against Latinos in general and the undocumented in particular is alive and well, as Donald Trump has so ably demonstrated .
(6) In this he was ably helped by his wife Gabriele, herself a distinguished and incisive writer.
(7) While today's data suggests that the former is definitely taking place, the latter is far from complete and alongside weak productivity numbers, points to a jobs market that cannot be relied on yet to ably stand resilient to tightening monetary policy."
(8) Headhunters claimed that, for every appointment of a CEO, another 100 people could have filled the role just as ably, and that many chosen for top jobs were “mediocre”.
(9) APA's Statement on the Insanity Defense served as the ably articulated premise for this evidentiary amendment.
(10) For the five years of the coalition, they consistently voted for draconian austerity measures targeted at society’s most vulnerable members which contributed to the alienation so ably chronicled in John Harris’s series “ Anywhere but Westminster ”.
(11) Seeking to exacerbate Wearside misery, Darren Fletcher chested a ball down adroitly before unleashing a fine volley, ably diverted by Pickford.
(12) "The secretary of state for Wales is ably demonstrating how out of touch the Conservative party still are when it comes to modern British life," he said.
(13) He has been deputy editor since 2007, ably editing the title in the absence of Will Lewis.
(14) Mark Schwarzer coped ably as Cech's replacement and the tie is poised nicely for the return leg, even if Chelsea's list of absentees probably means Atlético should still be regarded as marginally the favourites.
(15) "The great thing is that all the different parties involved came to work with each other remark- ably smoothly.
(16) After all that, it was a shock that he could carry on but he did and, ultimately, Hodgson could reflect on a night when all the players fighting for World Cup places acquitted themselves ably.
(17) It is an intriguing notion, that the uncertainty shown by the English national team reflects an uncertainty that lurks within the English themselves, that if the 11 on the field didn't know who they were, they were ably representing a nation that feels similarly confused.
(18) He – David Chapple, ably supported by his wife, Carole – will be watching standup 10 hours a day for 27 days.
(19) The kidnappers' demands were ably investigated by the bride, imperturbable in ivory satin, though the list of suspects (a brisk resumé of all the Braithwaites' aggrieved lovers) made her reconsider matrimony.
(20) I’ll be your host for tonight’s shebang, ably assisted by our film columnist Tom Shone and resident TV and showbiz expert Emma Gilbey Keller, so do join us for our live coverage from 6pm ET.
(adv.) In a competent manner; adequately; suitably.
(1) Similar to intact crayfish, animals with an isolated protocerebrum-eyestalk complex, exhibit competent circadian rhythms in the electroretinogram (ERG).
(2) In the measurement, enzyme-labeled and unlabeled antigens (Ag* and Ag) were allowed to compete in binding to the antibody (Ab) under conditions where Ag* much less than Ab much less than Ag.
(3) The evidence suggests that by the age of 15 years many adolescents show a reliable level of competence in metacognitive understanding of decision-making, creative problem-solving, correctness of choice, and commitment to a course of action.
(4) In South Africa, health risks associated with exposure to toxic waste sites need to be viewed in the context of current community health concerns, competing causes of disease and ill-health, and the relative lack of knowledge about environmental contamination and associated health effects.
(5) This competence persists over the eight measurement points.
(6) Dilemmas of trust, confidentiality, and professional competence highlight the limits of professional ethical codes.
(7) Skin allografts survived longer on ALS-treated, complement-deficient (C5 negative) recipients than on ALS-treated, complement-competent (C5 positive) recipients.
(8) LM-fragment-8 competes for this binding to the same extent as unlabelled LM (75%), while fragment PI is inactive and fibronectin (FN) competes by about 30% only.
(9) These agents compete with catecholamines at beta-adrenoreceptors.
(10) It is also suggested that alpha-lactalbumin, GTP, UDP, and CDP compete with the binding of HRP to a glycosyltransferase on the cell surface.
(11) Well-refined x-ray structures of the liganded forms of the wild-type and a mutant protein isolated from a strain defective in chemotaxis but fully competent in transport have provided a molecular view of the sugar-binding site and of a site for interacting with the Trg transmembrane signal transducer.
(12) The antagonist drugs showed the following order of potency to displace [3H]prazosin: prazosin much greater than phentolamine much greater than corynanthine greater than pyrextramine much greater than yohimbine much greater than piperoxan greater than benextramine greater than idazoxan; for the agonists: clonidine much greater than (-)-noradrenaline much greater than (-)-adrenaline much greater than phenylephrine, while other drugs, such as (-)-propranolol, dopamine, (-)-isoproterenol and serotonin only competed with the alpha-1-ligand at concentrations above 20 microM.
(13) Application of the chemoattractant, cAMP (20 nM), to aggregation-competent cells induced a rapid increase in [Ca2+]i within 1-2 s, and the [Ca2+]i level increased to about four-fold higher than the resting [Ca2+]i within 30 s of chemotactic stimulation.
(14) The present study was designed to evaluate competence of KM231 for immunotherapy of cancer.
(15) Quality of anaesthesia and risk of intoxication are competing principles in IVRA.
(16) Mutant polypeptides have been characterized that are competent and incompetent for association with GRP78-BiP.
(17) Lindane proved to be ten times more potent in competing with 35S-TBPS binding in electric organ than rat brain, while the bicyclophosphate analogs displayed up to three orders of magnitude greater affinity for rat brain over electric organ.
(18) In Experiment 1, subjects performing in groups of four were compared with individual performers both in competing and noncompeting (coacting) conditions.
(19) Competent nursing care depends on open and effective communication between the nurse and the patient.
(20) Furthermore, asialo-Pg does not compete with native Pg for cell binding.