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Capable is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.
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- Hyphenation: ca‧pa‧ble
- If someone or something is capable of something, they can do it.
- This system is capable of providing food for about 400 people.
- I'm quite capable of looking after myself and I don't need you to tell me how.
- If someone is capable, they can do a particular thing well.
- I'm confident I can leave everything in your capable hands.
- I may be young but I can assure you I'm quite capable.