/,keɪpə'bɪlətɪ; ,kepə`bɪlətɪ/ n
1 [U] ~ (to do sth/of doing sth); ~ (for sth) quality of being able to do sth; ability 能做某事的素质; 能力
*You have the capability to do/of doing this job well. 你有能力把这件工作做好.
* nuclear capability, ie power or capacity to fight a nuclear war 核能（进行核战争的力量或能力）.
2 capabilities [pl] undeveloped gift or quality 尚未发挥的天资或素质
*He has great capabilities as a writer. 他极具作家潜质.
the natural ability, skill, or power that makes a machine, person, or organization able to do something, especially something difficult
the country's manufacturing capability
capability to do sth
Does the company have the capability to change to meet market needs?
I can speak French, but simultaneous translation is beyond my capabilities (=too difficult) .
the ability that a country has to take a particular kind of military action
military/nuclear etc capability
America's nuclear capability
1. She has great capability as a singer and should be trained. 她很有当歌手的才能, 应当加以训练.