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English definition of “capacity”

capacity

noun [S] (POSITION)    /kəˈpæs.ə.ti/ US  /-t̬i/ formal
C1 a particular position or job : In his capacity as secretary of the residents association , he regularly attends meetings of the community policing committee . She was speaking in her capacity as a novelist , rather than as a television presenter .Jobs, careers and professionsWorking
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