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Main Entry: ca·pac·i·ty
Pronunciation: kschwa-primarystresspas-schwat-emacron, -primarystresspas-temacron
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural -ties
1 : the ability to hold or contain <the seating capacity of a room>
2 : the largest amount or number that can be contained <a jug with a capacity of four liters> <the auditorium was filled to capacity>
3 : mental or physical ability
4 : 1POSITION 4a, function <in your capacity as drama critic>

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