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Definición de “capacity” en inglés

capacity

noun [C or S or U] (AMOUNT)    /kəˈpæs.ə.ti/ US  /-t̬i/
B2 the total amount that can be contained or produced , or ( especially of a person or organization ) the ability to do a particular thing: The stadium has a seating capacity of 50,000. The game was watched by a capacity crowd / audience of 50,000 (= the place was completely full ). She has a great capacity for hard work . The purchase of 500 tanks is part of a strategy to increase military capacity by 25 percent over the next five years . [+ to infinitive] It seems to be beyond his capacity to (= he seems to be unable to) follow simple instructions . 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? The generators each have a capacity of (= can produce ) 1,000 kilowatts . The larger cars have bigger capacity engines (= the engines are bigger and more powerful ). All our factories are working at ( full ) capacity (= are producing goods as fast as possible ). We are running below capacity (= not producing as many goods as we are able to) because of cancelled orders . He suffered a stroke in 2008, which left him unable to speak , but his mental capacity (= his ability to think and remember ) wasn't affected .Measurements of volumeGeneral words for size and amountInformal measurements of volumeSkill, talent and ability
(Definition of capacity noun (AMOUNT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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