Translation of "capability" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun [ C or U ] (ABILITY) 能力 uk us /ˌkeɪ.pəˈbɪl.ɪ.ti/ US  /-ə.t̬i/

the ability to do something

These tests are beyond the capability of an average 12-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。

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