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capacity

ca·pac·i·ty

capacity

 
 
pronunciation:
k pae sih ti
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part of speech: noun
inflections: capacities
definition 1: the amount that can be held in a particular space.
This pitcher has a capacity of one gallon.The room has a capacity of one hundred people.
 
similar words:
limit, maximum, room, size, space, volume
definition 2: power or ability.
He has the capacity to be a great musician.
 
synonyms:
ability, power
similar words:
facility, intelligence, qualification
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