Translation of "ability" - English-Russian dictionary


noun [ C, U ] uk us /əˈbɪləti/

B1 the physical or mental skill or qualities that you need to do something

способность, умение (что-л. делать)
[ + to do sth ] He had the ability to explain things clearly.
The report questions the technical ability of the staff.
→ Opposite inability → Compare disability

(Translation of “ability” from the Cambridge English–Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)