Share this entry

Share this page

ability

Pronunciación: /əˈbɪləti/

Traducción de ability en español:

noun/nombre (plural -ties)

  • (talent) capacidad (feminine), aptitud (feminine); (faculty, power) capacidad (feminine) a student of great ability un estudiante muy capaz with the ability to lead a team con aptitudes para dirigir un equipo, capaz de dirigir un equipo to the best of one's ability lo mejor que uno pueda I did it to the best of my ability lo hice lo mejor que pude her ability to walk is now severely impaired su movilidad se ha visto seriamente afectada he lost the ability to speak perdió el habla people's ability to pay los recursos de (que dispone) la gente
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • 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.
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • 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.

Share this entry

Share this page

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Los comentarios que no respeten nuestras Normas comunitarias podrían ser moderados o eliminados.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día arpa
f‡
harp …
Dato cultural del día

Radio broadcasting in Spain began in the 1920s. The state-run Radio Nacional de España (RNE) was established during the Civil War. There are many private radio stations and they compete fiercely. Radio personalities are paid huge salaries, out of which they employ the staff for their programs.