Definición de ability en inglés:

ability

Saltos de línea: abil|ity
Pronunciación: /əˈbɪlɪti
 
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sustantivo (plural abilities)

1 [in singular, with infinitive] Possession of the means or skill to do something: the manager had lost his ability to motivate the players
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • All you are paying for is the ability to say that you've seen it early.
  • Britain should adopt a graduated income tax based on the ability to pay.
  • Finally, a more equal system of registration fees should be introduced, based on the ability to pay.
Sinónimos
2 [mass noun] Talent, skill, or proficiency in a particular area: a man of exceptional ability [count noun]: pupils of all abilities
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • She utilized her resources to the best of her ability.
  • I'd never seen her in a show before, so I had no idea the extent of her ability.
  • It is a mark of her ability that the player has managed to remain in the world's top five despite the injuries.
Sinónimos

Origen

late Middle English: from Old French ablete, from Latin habilitas, from habilis 'able'.

Frases

to the best of one's ability

As well as one can: Conrad must do his job to the best of his abilities
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • My only advice for my sister was to use her military training to the best of her ability and stay strong.
  • He puts so much into everything he does that those around him are inspired to perform to the best of their ability: there is such a strong desire not to let him down.
  • The following is, to the best of my ability, a recreation of the factual debate between two of the presenters who shall go unnamed.

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