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"capable" in British English

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capableadjective

uk   /ˈkeɪ.pə.bəl/ us   /ˈkeɪ.pə.bəl/
B2 able to do things effectively and skilfully, and to achieve results: She's a very capable woman/worker/judge. We need to get an assistant who's capable and efficient.
capable of sth/doing sth
B2 having the ability, power, or qualities to be able to do something: Only the Democratic Party is capable of running the country. A force ten wind is capable of blowing the roofs off houses. When she's drunk she's capable of saying (= likely to say) awful, rude things. I think your plan is capable of being (= could be) improved.
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capably
adverb uk   /ˈkeɪ.pə.bli/ us   /ˈkeɪ.pə.bli/
She drove very capably.

-capablesuffix

uk   / -keɪ.pə.bəl/ us   / -keɪ.pə.bəl/
(Definition of capable from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"capable" in American English

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capableadjective

us   /ˈkeɪ·pə·bəl/
having the skill or ability or strength to do something: She’s a very capable lawyer.
capability
noun [C/U] us   /ˌkeɪ·pəˈbɪl·ɪ·t̬i/
[U] Automation gives us the capability to do certain jobs quickly and well. [C] These capabilities, without exception, are what produce industry leaders.
(Definition of capable from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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