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"Ability" is a noun which is often translated as "la habilidad", and "responsibility" is a noun which is often translated as "la responsabilidad". Learn more about the difference between "ability" and "responsibility" below.
ability(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (talent)
a. la habilidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
I have the ability to sew without using patterns.Tengo la habilidad de coser sin usar patrones.
2. (faculty)
a. la capacidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Adaptive ability was crucial in evolution.La capacidad de adaptación fue crucial en la evolución.
b. la aptitud
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
He lacks the abilities needed for the job.No reúne las aptitudes necesarias para el trabajo.
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responsibility(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (obligation)
a. la responsabilidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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It is your responsibility to make sure the employees do their job.Es tu responsabilidad asegurarte de que los empleados cumplan con su trabajo.
2. (authority)
a. la responsabilidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Sally would like to take on more responsibility at work.A Sally le gustaría asumir más responsabilidad en el trabajo.
3. (liability)
a. la responsabilidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The other driver accepts full responsibility and is paying for the repairs.El otro conductor acepta toda la responsabilidad y está pagando los reparos.
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