Definitions for aptitudeˈæp tɪˌtud, -ˌtyud
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Natural ability to acquire knowledge or skill.
The condition of being suitable.
Origin: From aptitudo, from aptus; see apt. Compare attitude, which is a doublet of aptitude.
a natural or acquired disposition or capacity for a particular purpose, or tendency to a particular action or effect; as, oil has an aptitude to burn
a general fitness or suitableness; adaptation
readiness in learning; docility; aptness
An aptitude is a component of a competency to do a certain kind of work at a certain level, which can also be considered "talent". Aptitudes may be physical or mental. Aptitude is not knowledge, understanding, learned or acquired abilities or attitude. The innate nature of aptitude is in contrast to achievement, which represents knowledge or ability that is gained.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
The ability to acquire general or special types of knowledge or skill.
Translations for aptitude
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- способност, дарбаBulgarian
- Eignung, BegabungGerman
- capacidad, aptitudSpanish
- soveltuvuus, kykyFinnish
- כשרון, כושרHebrew
- 適性, 適合Japanese
- 적성, 적합, 소질, 재능Korean
- egnethet, begavelseNorwegian
- одарённость, уместность, предрасположенность, склонность, способностьRussian
- sposobnost, podobnost, sklonost, pogodnost, nadarenost, obdarenost, talentSerbo-Croatian
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