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English definition of “ability”

ability

noun [C, U]     /əˈbɪləti/
B1 the physical or mental skill or qualities that you need to do something: athletic / academic ability [+ to do sth] He had the ability to explain things clearly . The report questions the technical ability of the staff . → Opposite inability → Compare disabilitySkill, talent and ability
(Definition of ability noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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