Translation of capability in Spanish:

capability

Pronunciation: /ˌkeɪpəˈbɪləti/

n (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
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    • 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.
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    • 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.
  • 2 uncountable or countable/no numerable o numerable 2.1 [Military/Militar] capacidad (feminine) nuclear capability capacidad nuclear 2.2 (of machine) cilindrada (f), capacidad (f)
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    • Typically, operational centers of gravity are military capabilities or forces.
    • The author cites an absence of Baltic military capability as another NATO obstacle.
    • They also need to understand how military capability is empirically related to the functionality of systems.

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