Translation of "capability" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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capabilitynoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˌkeɪ.pəˈbɪl.ə.ti/ us /ˌkeɪ.pəˈbɪl.ə.t̬i/

capability noun [ C or U ] (ABILITY)

C1 the ability to do something

These tests are beyond the capability of an average twelve-year-old. 这些测试超出了一个普通12岁孩子的能力。
[ + to infinitive ] With the new machines we finally have the capability (= power) to do the job properly. 有了新机器,我们终于有能力很好地完成该工作。

capability noun [ C or U ] (WEAPONS)

the number of weapons, soldiers, etc. a country has to fight a war

Several countries are trying to develop a nuclear capability. 几个国家正在试图发展核力量。

(Translation of “capability” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)