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capability

Pronunciation: /ˌkeɪpəˈbɪləti/

Translation of capability in Spanish:

noun/nombre (plural -ties)

  • 1 (of person) 1.1 uncountable/no numerable (ability) capacidad (feminine) capability to + infinitive/infinitivo capacidad para + infinitive/infinitivo 1.2
    (capabilities plural)
    (potential) aptitudes (feminine plural) to have capabilities tener* aptitudes
    Example sentences
    • This would serve to strengthen the range of the product on offer, thereby increasing the capability to capture a wider market.
    • No other nation has such an impressive capability to project power and influence.
    • The market power resides in the capability to give less and charge more.
    Example sentences
    • In effect, Gua acted like a human child to the extent of her physical capabilities.
    • Some drivers are afraid to drive the car to the full extent of its capabilities.
    • Symes showed the extent of his capabilities in the club's biggest game in its recent history.

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