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  • n. Plural form of capacity.


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  • Extra batteries are half the price of my MBP, and are available in capacities that give me almost a full working day of usage.

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  • The Walletex Wallet Flash is a waterproof USB drive that's the same size and shape as a credit card (though it's a little thicker at 1. 9mm), and comes in capacities from 64MB to 2GB.

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  • In Kleist, the notion that language can tell a coherent story about its own signifying capacities is unsettled as even the most rudimentary distinction between form and content proves to be at once too specific and too abstract.

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  • Rather than become dependent on handouts from abroad, the beaders build their skills and long-term capacities through meaningful creative work.


  • We plead that wage-earning women who are economically independent of men by reason of their labour in shop, office, and factory should no longer be compelled to remain voiceless: the dissentients reply that the presence of women in those capacities is an anomaly of civilization, which will not be remedied by the creation o f a fresh anomaly.

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  • We usually handle this by following up in undercover capacities, which is to say we may be posting as clients and or service providers.

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  • This agreement builds on over 30 years of USAID experience in building long-term capacities in health training through twinning U.S. and local academic institutions.


  • The key over the long run is for the Afghans to set their own priorities, to take charge of as much development work as possible, and to build their own "capacities"--both governmental and in civilian tasks more generally.

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  • Different heights of poles were tried, and it was found that the distance could be increased in proportion to the altitude of the pole bearing the receiving and transmitting tin boxes or "capacities" -- the higher the poles the greater distance the message could be sent.

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  • Perhaps the measure of his capacities is the magnitude of his contractions.

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