Definitions of "capacity"
  1. The eligibility, capability or legal power given by the law that allows a person to perform certain acts such as giving consent or making a will
  2. The potential or competence of an individual to do or achieve something
How to use "capacity" in a sentence
  1. The capacity of a person to enter into a contract is primarily determined by their understanding of the terms and conditions involved.
  2. The minor did not have the legal capacity to make the decision, thus a guardian was appointed.
  3. Despite his illness, he demonstrated exceptional mental capacity to understand the complexities of his case.

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