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a·bi·li·ties

(ă-bil'i-tēz)
Enduring traits that are primarily genetically predetermined and underlie a person's skilled motor performance (e.g., visual acuity, body configuration, numeric reasoning).
[L. habilitas, capacity, aptitude]
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Murray and Herrnstein make the simple, powerful, and apparently very controversial point that disparities in intelligence and abilities among ethnic groups, combined with equality of opportunity at the individual level, will produce demographic disparities in college attendance, job hiring, and promotion rates.
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Advanstar Communications is proud to announce the launch of a new Abilities Expo in Metro Detroit.