In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1capacidad de / para + inf — capacity / ability to + inf
- la capacidad de grabar durante 24 horas seguidas — the ability / capacity to record non-stop for 24 hours
- están en capacidad de despachar más pasajeros — they have the capacity to handle more passengers
1.1(competencia)abilitynadie pone en duda su capacidad — no one doubts his ability / capability
- una persona de gran capacidad — a very able / capable person
1.2(potencial)capacitycapacidad de algo
- su capacidad de comunicación — their ability to communicate
1.3Derechocapacitycapacidad civil/legal — civil/legal capacity
2(cupo)capacityla capacidad del depósito es de unos 40 litros — the tank has a capacity of / holds about 40 liters
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