Definition of 'abilities'
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One was the old original female at Sao Paulo caught in 1976; her reproductive abilities would now be in decline. SPIX'S MACAW: THE RACE TO SAVE THE WORLD'S RAREST BIRD (2002)Years of absence from such work had blunted my language abilities. THE GOLDEN FOOL: BOOK TWO OF THE TAWNY MAN (2002)He needed to feel little anxiety on the last point, but despite his good sense and considerable abilities, Francis lacked confidence. DARE CALL IT TREASON (2002)
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