People in that capacity provide wisdom, but also unwanted judgment and authority.
Often, small, local farmers do not have the capacity to undergo organic certification.
Success to the tune of a massive worldwide tour of 120 venues with an average (sold-out) capacity of 12,500 fans.
To be sure, not-yet-confirmed appointees have some capacity to do their jobs on an unofficial basis.
Even if we stayed for 20 years, building a government that can stand on its own might be beyond our capacity.
A great portion of his strength lay in his capacity for deception.
I have an abiding faith in their capacity, integrity and high purpose.
It was numbers and mobility that determined flotilla types rather than armament or capacity for sea-endurance.
There is a fascination in this view in its capacity for change.
The more exalted the character and the soul, the greater is the capacity of love, and the deeper its fervor.
early 15c., from Middle French capacité "ability to hold" (15c.), from Latin capacitatem (nominative capacitas) "breadth, capacity, capability of holding much," noun of state from capax (genitive capacis) "able to hold much," from capere "to take" (see capable). Meaning "largest audience a place can hold" is 1908.
capacity ca·pac·i·ty (kə-pās'ĭ-tē)
The measure of potential cubic contents of a cavity or receptacle; volume.
Ability to perform or produce; capability.
The maximum possible data transfer rate of a communications channel under ideal conditions. The total capacity of a channel may be shared between several independent data streams using some kind of multiplexing, in which case, each stream's data rate may be limited to a fixed fraction of the total capacity.