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able-bodied

adj. physically capable of working at a job or in the military. It is often used to describe a person as capable of earning a living and, therefore, of paying alimony or child support.

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With Firefox and Adventure Beyond Barriers Foundation, they seek to facilitate long-term conversation between PwDs and able-bodied individuals through online platforms long after the end of the event.
The group accuses the movie of "crip-face" - akin to blackface - in its casting of the able-bodied Alec Baldwin as the blind lead.
The aim was to the disabled and able-bodied athletes compete under common organizing structures.
Young people with the debilitating condition face multiple challenges, but they rate their quality of life on a par with their able-bodied peers, according to a new study by experts at Newcastle University.
Many of these able-bodied anglers now fish on a regular basis with some of the disabled partners they were paired with at the tournaments.
I love what I do and I want to show both disabled and able-bodied children how great swimming is.
Beijing Paralympic champion and London bronze medallist Sam Hynd said: "I think it's really important for us to give something back now, and sessions like the one in Swansea today are a great way to show both disabled and able-bodied children that they can enjoy swimming together, whatever their ability and aspirations.
Specialising in shot-put and discus, Aled was selected for his college athletics team in Pencoed, where he stunned his able-bodied counterparts.
Competes in the 400m of the able-bodied British Grand Prix.
At the same time, in light of Pistorius' athleticism and hard work, it is easy to see that he is as able-bodied as most world-class athletes.
For both able-bodied and disabled athletes, this experience is life-changing.
His recent records rival those of the world's top able-bodied runners.