having the ability or skill to do somethingSuch a weapon would be capable of firing conventional or nuclear shells.
competent and efficientShe's a very capable administrator.
one of the most accomplished authors of our time
a team made up of experienced professionals
They gave a masterly performance.
Demand has far outstripped supply of qualified teachers.
one of the most gifted pianists in the world
a highly efficient worker
My father was very clever with his hands.
He was a loyal and very competent civil servant.
She was never a very apt student.
his skilful use of light and shade
He is an adept guitar player.
Many Egyptians are proficient in foreign languages.
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in the sense of adept
proficient in something requiring skillHe is an adept guitar player.
in the sense of adequate
just enough in amount or just good enough in qualityan amount adequate to purchase another house
Video: pronunciation of 'capable'
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