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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ap·ti·tude /ˈæptəˌtud, ˌtjud/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 ap·ti·tude /ˈæptəˌt(j)ud/ 名詞

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Apt·i·tude n.
 1. 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.
    He seems to have had a peculiar aptitude for the management of irregular troops.   --Macaulay.
 2. A general fitness or suitableness; adaptation.
    That sociable and helpful aptitude which God implanted between man and woman.   --Milton.
 3. Readiness in learning; docility; aptness.
    He was a boy of remarkable aptitude.   --Macaulay.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : inherent ability [ant: inaptitude]