capacitate

[kuh-pas-i-teyt]
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Origin of capacitate

First recorded in 1645–55; capacit(y) + -ate1
Related formsca·pac·i·ta·tion, noun
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capacitate

verb (tr)
  1. to make legally competent
  2. rare to make capable
Derived Formscapacitation, noun
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Word Origin and History for capacitate
v.

1650s, from Latin capacitas (see capacity) + -ate (2). Related: Capacitation.

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