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Pronunciation: /ˈkeɪpəbəl/

Translation of capable in Spanish:


  • 1 (competent) capaz, competente I'll leave you in the capable hands of Mr Smith lo dejo con el Sr Smith: queda en buenas manos
    Example sentences
    • I think we all felt we were a good side but not in our wildest drams did we think we were capable of what we have achieved.
    • The evidence is that some boys are failing to achieve the results of which they are capable.
    • What is good is that England now strive not just to win but to play the cricket of which they know themselves capable.
  • 2 (predicative/predicativo) (able) to be capable of -ing ser* capaz de + infinitive/infinitivo he's quite capable of just tearing the letter up es muy capaz de romper la cartato be capable of sth it's competent work, but you're capable of better es un buen trabajo, pero eres capaz de hacerlo mejor or puedes hacerlo mejor the car is capable of speeds up to 120 mph el coche puede alcanzar una velocidad de hasta 120 millas por hora

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Spain's literary renaissance, known as the Golden Age (Siglo de Oro/i>), roughly covers the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. It includes the Italian-influenced poetry of figures such as Garcilaso de la Vega; the religious verse of Fray Luis de León, Santa Teresa de Ávila and San Juan de la Cruz; picaresque novels such as the anonymous Lazarillo de Tormes and Quevedo's Buscón; Miguel de Cervantes' immortal Don Quijote; the theater of Lope de Vega, and the ornate poetry of Luis de Góngora.