aptitude

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English[edit]

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Middle French aptitude, from Medieval Latin aptitudo, from Latin aptus (apt, fit). Doublet of attitude.

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aptitude (countable and uncountable, plural aptitudes)

  1. Natural ability to acquire knowledge or skill.
    Synonyms: talent, knack; see also Thesaurus:skill
  2. The condition of being suitable.
    Synonyms: appropriateness, suitability

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin aptitūdō.

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  • IPA(key): /ap.ti.tyd/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

aptitude f (plural aptitudes)

  1. aptitude

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