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- n. the number of people that can be seated in a vehicle or auditorium or stadium etc.
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For the Empress's more diplomatic occasions, the palace could accommodate upward of a dozen visiting dignitaries and the formal dining room had a seating capacity of over one hundred.
In the mid-1970s Embraer developed a derivative of the Bandeirante that could serve as a business executive turboprop plane with a seating capacity of 6 or 7 persons.
Year by year they have increased, and for the past few years it has been necessary to give the concerts in Association Hall, which has a seating capacity about twice as large as that of the original hall.