Meaning of -ABILITY in English

-ABILITY

transcription, транскрипция: [ -əbɪlɪti ]

( -abilities)

-ability replaces ‘-able’ at the end of adjectives to form nouns. Nouns formed in this way refer to the state or quality described by the adjectives.

...the desirability of global co-operation...

No one ever questioned her capability.

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