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Capable of containing a large quantity; spacious or roomy: a capacious office building. See Synonyms at spacious.

[From Latin capāx, capāc-, from capere, to take; see kap- in Indo-European roots.]

ca·pa′cious·ly adv.
ca·pa′cious·ness n.
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For them, we can conceptualize these considerations as constituting additional components of adjudication costs, now interpreting this notion more capaciously.
221) Observing that the class-action waiver was "nothing if not capaciously worded," (222) the court determined that the result of the waiver was that it "precludes the signatory from having any claim arbitrated on anything other than an individual basis.
defined the term "case" capaciously enough to include ex parte
Similarly, although the Victorian poets of the subtitle capaciously include Thomas Huxley, John Stuart Mill, John Henry Newman, and Charles Dickens, whose Great Expectations receives its own chapter, as well as a broad swath of verse writers, Tennyson and Robert Browning receive the majority of attention.
If capaciously conceived, the category of such moments involving flummoxed readers as well as things that are "hard .
By insisting that family dynamics are not only sociopolitical but also economic, Ingratitude situates original rereadings of canonical works alongside innovative considerations of contemporary texts, creating in the process a debt-driven frame that is capaciously applicable to the larger field of ethnic American literary studies.
These documents will often be formulated quite capaciously in order to obtain agreement, and it is not clear that they are regularly used.
See JOHN HART ELY, DEMOCRACY AND DISTRUST 87 (1980) (arguing for a "participation-oriented, representation-reinforcing approach to judicial review" that reflects the fact that, in the Constitution, "the selection and accommodation of substantive values is left almost exclusively to the political process and instead the document is overwhelmingly concerned, on the one hand, with procedural fairness in the resolution of individual disputes (process writ small), and on the other, with what might capaciously be designated process writ large.
For this discussion, I propose that we use the term "ritual" most capaciously, so that it could include simple or elaborate ceremonies; objects; or the written words, music, and gestures of liturgies.
Arguably, one could think about health being capaciously inclusive, including structural and moral aspects, but this understanding would still clash with the nonhealth-based moral absolutes of opponents of abortion.
206) Using the label conservative capaciously to include conservatives and libertarians.
Given how capaciously the model construes rights, legislation will almost always tread upon someone's right to something, and that gives the legislative process--and democracy more broadly--a bad name.