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a·bil·i·ty

ability

 
 
pronunciation:
bI lih ti
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part of speech: noun
inflections: abilities
definition 1: the power or knowledge to do something.
Most birds have the ability to fly.Your child has many abilities.
synonyms:
capacity, power
similar words:
energy, force, genius, intelligence, qualification, strength, understanding
definition 2: skill.
She has a lot of ability as a tennis player.
synonyms:
talent
similar words:
facility, inclination, qualification, skill
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