Definition of capability
- This vacant urban district has great capabilities.
- the capability of a metal to be fused
- nuclear capability
The device has the capability of recording two television channels at once.
the nature of the tasks to which you are assigned will depend on your capabilities
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: the ability to do something
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to emit the high shrill tone of bagpipes
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