ability / əˈbɪl ɪ ti /


ability 的定义

n. 名词 noun

plural a·bil·i·ties.

  1. power or capacity to do or act physically, mentally, legally, morally, financially, etc.
  2. competence in an activity or occupation because of one's skill, training, or other qualification: the ability to sing well.
  3. abilities, talents; special skills or aptitudes: Composing music is beyond his abilities.

ability 近义词

n. 名词 noun

power to act, perform

n. 名词 noun

natural or acquired power in a


  1. The decision cannot be based on traditional parameters of willingness or ability to pay.
  2. In the mid-1970s, King’s supervisors told him to hire more women to fill quotas, though they were still skeptical of his ability to retain those women, assuming they’d either quit or be fired soon after starting work.
  3. The ability to on-board a senior employee remotely as well as the agency team working remotely has DeMuth warming up to remote hiring.
  4. One effective option is simply shutting off their worst-performing exchanges, particularly if they aren’t critical to the advertiser’s ability to scale.
  5. Creating a mentorship program is unlikely to inhibit anyone’s ability to be creative, she added.
  6. That article noted that the F-35 does not currently have the ability to down-link live video to ground troops,.
  7. Speech, in this case, is our ability to spend money on a goofy entertainment.
  8. Nor does the jet have the ability to capture high-definition video, utilize an infra-red pointer.
  9. Police, their representatives and supporters tell us, ensure our freedom of speech through our ability to protest.
  10. Her magical ability to shrink people just by staring at them is also put to great use here.
  11. Vain also was the valour and ability he showed in the campaign against the Royalists in La Vende.
  12. In disease, the amount of solids depends mainly upon the activity of metabolism and the ability of the kidneys to excrete.
  13. The ability to sustain the tone for a long time will increase, and with it the power of the muscles exercised.
  14. The presence of a large gold fund was an assurance of the ability to return to specie payments after the close of the war.
  15. Much has been said and written about the courage of the lion, and his ability to attack and kill any other animal.