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spare capacitynoun [U]

uk   us   PRODUCTION
the ​ability of a ​factory, ​company, or ​industry to ​produce more of a ​product than is now being ​produced: The ​institute said that as ​risingdemandabsorbed spare ​capacity, ​competitivepressures on ​supplierseased.
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