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    bosun is offline Senior Member
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    Default capability or ability

    Which one is more acceptable betweeen capability and ability in the following sentnece and why? ( also, I would appreciate it if you could mark any mistakes)

    Even though he has capability ( ability) as a student, he is highly likely to fail to accomplish his tasks halfway through the task unless he is hardworking.

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    Default Re: capability or ability

    ability is the power to do.
    capability is the power to receive.

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    Default Re: capability or ability

    Quote Originally Posted by sambasivarao View Post
    ability is the power to do.
    capability is the power to receive.
    It just doesn't seem right to me.I had have the same question in my mind if they were interchangeable,and searched the forum and found this tread.
    We better wait for a teacher to pay a visit to this thread to help us out on this.

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