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EN[əˈbɪl.ə.ti] [əˈ.bɪl.ɪ.ti]
US
DFähigkeit WVermögen (Fähigkeit)
  • Vermögen ist ein Synonym für aktive Potenz: Vermögen (Leistungsfähigkeit) hat, wer etwas zu tun vermag. Individuen haben Vermögen, und analog dazu wird auch Gruppen und Gesellschaften ein Vermögen zugeschrieben.
  • Fähigkeiten sind im Gegensatz zu Fertigkeiten grundsätzlich entweder angeboren oder aber durch äußere Umstände bestimmt, werden demnach also nicht erst erworben. Viele Fähigkeiten können allerdings durch Training verbessert werden.

    Definition of ability in English Dictionary

  • SubstantivPLabilitiesSUF-ability
    1. OBS Suitableness.
      1. NU The quality or state of being able; capacity to do; capacity of doing something; having the necessary power.
        1. This phone has the ability to have its software upgraded wirelessly. ‎
        2. This wood has the ability to fight off insects, fungus, and mold for a considerable time. ‎
      2. The legal wherewithal to act.
        1. The ability to shift profits to low-tax countries by locating intellectual property in them, which is then licensed to related businesses in high-tax countries, is often assumed to be the preserve of high-tech companies.
      3. (now limited to Scotland dialects) Physical power.
        1. (archaic) Financial ability.
          1. NU A unique power of the mind; a faculty.
            1. NC A skill or competence in doing; mental power; talent; aptitude.
              1. They are persons of ability, who will go far in life. ‎
              2. She has an uncanny ability to defuse conflict. ‎
          2. Mehr Beispiele
            1. Wird in der Mitte des Satzes verwendet
              • To try to bolster the abilities of the Ukrainian regular forces and reduce Kiev’s reliance on these quasilegal paramilitaries, the United States Army is training the Ukrainian national guard.
              • Moreover, sponges possess very high reconstitutive and regenerative abilities up to the re-building of a functional body from dissociated cells [ …]
              • As Cooper pointed out, among the foremost of the nineteenth-century Gros Ventre character ideals were "strongheartedness" and the ability to "bear and forgo."
            2. In der Endung des Satzes verwendet
              • Here, we have demonstrated that the two naturally occurring human CYP4B1 isoforms, with/without insSer207, have no 4-IPO bioactivating ability.
              • Because they are generally quite thick, old telephone books are sometimes used in informal tests of a weapon's cutting ability.
              • The team's victory reflects the Captain's abilities.
          • Wortart Hierarchie
            1. Substantive
              • Zählbare Nomen
                • Singularia tantum
                  • Unzählbare Nomen
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              Source: Wiktionary
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              Grammatisch, dieses wort "ability" ist ein substantive, genauer gesagt, ein zählbare nomen und ein singularia tantum.
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