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capabilitynoun [C or U]

uk   /ˌkeɪpəˈbɪləti/ us  
the ability or power to do something: manufacturing/marketing/technological capability Firms with stronger technological capability are more likely to realize e-commerce value.the capability to do sth They have the capability to double their exports. within/beyond sb's/sth's capabilities Many retailers are struggling because they expanded beyond their capabilities.
(Definition of capability from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “capability”
in Arabic قُدرة…
in Korean 가능성…
in Portuguese capacidade, aptidão, competência…
in Catalan capacitat, habilitat…
in Japanese 能力…
in Chinese (Simplified) 能力, 才干, 水平…
in Turkish yeterlik, yetenek, güç…
in Russian способность…
in Chinese (Traditional) 能力, 才幹, 水準…
in Italian capacità…
in Polish potencjał, zdolność…
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