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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “capacity”

capacity

noun [C or S or U] (AMOUNT)
数量
    /kəˈpæs.ə.ti/ US  /-t̬i/
the total amount that can be contained or produced , or ( especially of a person or organization ) the ability to do a particular thing
容积,容量;生产能力;(尤指某人或某组织的)办事能力
The stadium has a seating capacity of 50 000.
这个体育场能容纳5万人。
The game was watched by a capacity crowd / audience of 50 000 (= the place was completely full ).
比赛场座无虚席,5万观众观看了比赛。
She has a great capacity for hard work .
她特别能吃苦耐劳。
The purchase of 500 tanks is part of a strategy to increase military capacity by 25% over the next five years .
购买500辆坦克是在今后5年里将军事力量增加25%的战略计划的一部分。
[+ to infinitive] It seems to be beyond his capacity to (= He seems to be unable to) follow simple instructions .
他好像连简单的指令也听不懂。
Do you think it's within his capacity to (= Do you think he'll be able to) do the job without making a mess of it?
你认为他有能力完成这项工作而不把它搞砸吗?
The generators each have a capacity of (= can produce ) 1000 kilowatts .
每台发电机都有1000千瓦的发电能力。
The larger cars have bigger capacity engines (= the engines are bigger and more powerful ).
大轿车引擎功率也比较大。
All our factories are working at ( full ) capacity (= are producing goods as fast as possible ).
我们所有的工厂都在满负荷运行。
We are running below capacity (= not producing as many goods as we are able to) because of cancelled orders .
因为订单取消,我们的工厂开工不足。
He suffered a stroke in 1988, which left him unable to speak , but his mental capacity (= his ability to think and remember ) wasn't affected .
1988年他得了中风,不能说话了,但是思维能力没有受影响。
Measurements of volumeGeneral words for size and amountInformal measurements of volumeSkill, talent and ability
(Definition of capacity noun (AMOUNT) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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