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capability

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noun, ca·pa·bil·i·ty \ˌkā-pə-ˈbi-lə-tē\

Simple Definition of capability

  • : the ability to do something

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of capability

plural capabilities

  1. 1 :  the quality or state of being capable; also :  ability

  2. 2 :  a feature or faculty capable of development :  potentiality

  3. 3 :  the facility or potential for an indicated use or deployment <the capability of a metal to be fused> <nuclear capability>

Examples of capability in a sentence

  1. The device has the capability of recording two television channels at once.

  2. <the nature of the tasks to which you are assigned will depend on your capabilities>



1587

First Known Use of capability

1587



CAPABILITY Defined for Kids

capability

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noun ca·pa·bil·i·ty \ˌkā-pə-ˈbi-lə-tē\

Definition of capability for Students

plural capabilities

  1. :  ability 1 <That job is beyond my capability.>





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