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1. skillful (diestro)
  • es muy hábil con las manos -> he's very good with his hands
2. suitable, fit (utilizable) (lugar)
  • día hábil -> working day

hábil [ah’-beel]
1. Clever (listo), skillful (diestro), dexterous, expert, knowing, cunning.
2. Capable, intelligent, learned, able to understand.
3. Agile, active, ready.
4. Apt, fit, handy, able (capaz), qualified for.

1 (diestro) skilful; skillful; (EEUU)
un político hábil a skilful politician; fue una hábil estrategia diplomática it was a skilful piece of diplomacy
es un hábil negociador un hábil manipulador de las opiniones
es muy hábil con la aguja he's very handy o good with a needle; ¡muy hábil! ya me has vuelto a endilgar el trabajo very clever! you've landed me with the job again; ser hábil para algo to be good at sth; es muy hábil para la carpintería he's very good at carpentry; Juan es muy hábil aparcando el coche Juan is very good at parking the car; es muy hábil para solucionar conflictos he has a real knack for resolving conflicts
2 (Jur) competent

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