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English definition of “capacity”


noun     /kəˈpæsəti/
CONTAIN [C, U] B2 the largest amount or number that a container , building , etc can hold : The restaurant has a capacity of about 200. The stadium was filled to capacity (= completely full ).Including and containingComprising and consisting of
PRODUCE [U] the amount that a factory or machine can produce : The factory is operating at full capacity (= producing as much as possible ).Products and producersBuying and selling in general
ABILITY [C] B2 the ability to do, experience , or understand something: She has a great capacity for love .Skill, talent and ability
JOB [C] a position or job : He attended over 100 events last year in his capacity as mayor .Jobs, careers and professionsWorking
(Definition of capacity noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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