English to French Meaning :: ability

Ability :
aptitude
capacité, faculté, compétence - aptitudecapacitéscapacité
 
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Noun(1) the quality of being able to perform; a quality that permits or facilitates achievement or accomplishment(2) possession of the qualities (especially mental qualities

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(1) the manager had lost his ability to motivate the players(2) a man of exceptional ability(3) Mario Jardel has the potential and the ability to become a Bolton Wanderers hero.(4) I'd never seen her in a show before, so I had no idea the extent of her ability .(5) a woman of her ability(6) they'll examine your ability to pay(7) he has great ability as a teacher(8) This indicates that differences in the rate of accumulation of economic knowledge due to natural ability do not exist.(9) His only interests were games - he was of average ability in football and cricket.(10) Many sources cited in the book pay tribute to his ability to include others, to lead.(11) I'm convinced that he possesses the individual technical ability to be in the France team.(12) Making soup requires very little in the way of culinary skills apart from an ability to chop vegetables.(13) It was, in its own way, a triumph: the message of a voiceless woman who never lost her ability to speak.(14) You possess the ability to back your strong imagination with will and action.(15) He has skills and knowledge and an ability to work all over the world that the older men simply don't have.(16) All you are paying for is the ability to say that you've seen it early.
Related Words
(1) cognitive ability ::
capacité cognitive
(2) lack of ability ::
manque de compétence
(3) ability to pay ::
la capacité de payer
(4) physical ability ::
capacité physique
(5) technical ability ::
capacité technique
(6) natural ability ::
capacité naturelle
(7) mental ability ::
capacité mentale
(8) artistic ability ::
capacité artistique
(9) ability to work ::
Capacité de travail
(10) ability level ::
niveau de capacité
Synonyms
Noun
1. capacity ::
capacité
2. talent ::
Talent
3. power ::
Puissance
Antonyms
1. disability ::
invalidité
2. inability ::
incapacité
3. incapacity ::
incapacité
4. ineptitude ::
ineptie
Different Forms
abilities, ability
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

...need the ability to locate
the position of objects in space.

...need the ABILITY to locate the position of objects in space.

The Big Bang Theory Season 8, Episode 21


and my ability to control
this situation diminishes.

and my ABILITY to control this situation diminishes.

Breaking Bad Season 5, Episode 10


...an ability he derives
from exposure to sun...

...an ABILITY he derives from exposure to sun...

The Big Bang Theory Season 1, Episode 2


...whose ability to comprehend
the American idiom...

...whose ABILITY to comprehend the American idiom...

The Big Bang Theory Season 4, Episode 4


All without a shred
of combat ability.

All without a shred of combat ABILITY.

Game of Thrones Season 8, Episode 2


English to French Dictionary: ability

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