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capable

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English

Etymology

From Late Latin capabilis.

Pronunciation

Adjective

capable (comparative {{{1}}}, superlative {{{2}}})

Positive
capable

Comparative
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Superlative
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  1. Able and efficient; having the ability needed for a specific task; having the disposition to do something; permitting or being susceptible to something.
    She is capable and efficient.
    He does not need help; he is capable of eating on his own.
    As everyone knew, he was capable of violence when roused.
    That fact is not capable of proof.

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French

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:fr:Template:lang:la derivations]] capabilis.

Pronunciation

Adjective

capable

  1. able

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