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capability

noun [C or U] (ABILITY)    /ˌkeɪ.pəˈbɪl.ɪ.ti/ US  /-ə.t̬i/
C1 the ability to do something: These tests are beyond the capability of an average twelve-year-old. [+ to infinitive] With the new machines we finally have the capability (= power) to do the job properly.Skill, talent and ability
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