Translation of "ability" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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abilitynoun [ C or U ]

uk /əˈbɪl.ə.ti/ us /əˈbɪl.ə.t̬i/

B1 the physical or mental power or skill needed to do something

There's no doubting her ability. 她的能力毋庸置疑。
[ + to infinitive ] She had the ability to explain things clearly and concisely. 她有能力簡單扼要地把事情解釋清楚。
She's a woman of considerable abilities. 她是個非常有才幹的女性。
I have children in my class of very mixed abilities (= different levels of skill or intelligence). 我班裡孩子的能力參差不齊。
a mixed-ability class 不同智力水準的學生混編的班級

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uk / -ə.bɪl.ə.ti/ us / -ə.bɪl.ə.t̬i/ also ibility

used to form nouns from adjectives ending in "-able" to mean the quality of being the stated adjective

(用於把以 -able 或 -ible 結尾的形容詞轉化為名詞,表示這些形容詞具有的特性)…性
suitability 適宜程度

(Translation of “ability” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)