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capacity / capacidad
 
capacity   [kəˈpæsɪtɪ]
A. -noun
1. [of container etcetera]   capacidad (f)
(=seating capacity)   cabida (f),   aforo (m)   (automobiles)   cilindrada (f)
(=carrying capacity)   capacidad (f) de carga
·what is the capacity of this hall?
·¿cuántos caben en esta sala?
·filled to capacity
·al completo
2. (=position)   calidad (f)
·in my capacity as Chairman
·en mi calidad de presidente
·in what capacity were you there?
·¿en calidad de qué estabas allí?
·I've worked for them in various capacities
·he trabajado para ellos desempeñando distintas funciones
3. (=ability)   capacidad (f)
·her capacities
·su capacidad or aptitud
·her capacity for research
·su capacidad or aptitud para la investigaciónoun
·to work at full capacity
[machine, factory]   funcionar a pleno rendimiento
B. -compound
·capacity audience   -noun   lleno (m)
·there was a capacity audience in the theatre
·hubo un lleno en el teatro
·capacity booking   -noun   reserva (f) total
·capacity crowd   -noun   capacity audience
 
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