Definition of 'capability'
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Their awesome nuclear capabilities make direct war between them inconceivable. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)This will damage the fighting capabilities of the armed forces. Times, Sunday Times (2014)We can be reasonably sure of the military capability we need. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The new focus must be on the quality and capability of both clinical and managerial leadership. Times, Sunday Times (2009)You need full physical capability to fly. The Sun (2015)Pakistan combines a weak civilian government and a nuclear capability. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But this also requires a capability to fight for an extended period with conventional weapons alone. NATO's Changing Strategic Agenda (1990)But radical thinking is required to ensure that our military capability is preserved and enhanced. Times, Sunday Times (2010)So we are first focused on improving and enhancing the physical capability of robots. Times, Sunday Times (2012)My argument is that women do not have the endurance and the physical capabilities to be infantry soldiers. The Sun (2013)He says that he has been shown detailed intelligence assessments of the new nuclear capability by a foreign government. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The defence industry also provides the country with sovereign capabilities such as nuclear submarines that are needed for national security. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We now realise he didn't have the mental capability to follow basic instructions. The Sun (2013)With our global capability and experience, we can make further ground. Times, Sunday Times (2007)We want a real Army with real equipment and real fighting capability. The Sun (2012)We're losing confidence in our military capabilities. Times, Sunday Times (2011)I interview people based on experience and capabilities. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This week, learn how to enhance your mental capabilities so you can perform better in all spheres of life. Times, Sunday Times (2007)As enemy capabilities grew, American commitment also grew. Warfare in the Twentieth Century (1988)JOB cuts have stripped Britain's fighting capability to a dangerous minimum. The Sun (2014)
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Translations for 'capability'
British English: capability NOUN
If you have the capability or the capabilities to do something, you have the ability or the qualities that are necessary to do it.
People experience differences in physical and mental capability depending on the time of day.
Definition of capability from the Collins English Dictionary
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