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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A skill; being able to do something.

Usage examples (27)
  • She had the ability to tell great jokes without laughing.
  • Firstly, you're wrong - 'ability' is brought out by your environment.
  • And this ability is analogous to writing well with insightful things to say.
  • I can see from your game that the ability is there to be in the top 10. '' ' for more
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