Meaning of APTITUDE in English

APTITUDE

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

an aptitude test (= a test that measures your natural abilities )

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

natural

However, Diana discovered that she had a natural aptitude for this work.

While some people have a natural aptitude for living in the great outdoors, success usually has little to do with intelligence.

A natural aptitude for the work.

Whether the death was suicide, or a result of his natural aptitude for failure, was never established.

■ NOUN

test

Miss Guthridge tells Miss Peterson, the guidance counselor, that vocational aptitude tests are meaningless.

■ VERB

show

Maureen showed an unexpected aptitude for driving and learned very quickly but Helen was not jealous.

Recruiters were ordered to sign up more high school graduates who showed high aptitudes for science, engineering and electronics.

On board training is given to enable us to promote staff who show ability and aptitude .

Of her two surviving children, Carl showed no particular musical aptitude .

Although he was to become Britain's most successful cat burglar, Peace showed no early aptitude , and was frequently arrested.

At Cambridge he showed little aptitude for study and tended to be diverted by horse-racing and other forms of gambling.

Certain staff who might have shown a real aptitude for broadcasting found themselves discouraged by civil service rules on promotion and pay.

Our policy is to recruit at the lower levels and train those staff who show aptitude for managerial responsibility.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

A trainee with normal aptitude can learn these techniques in a few months.

All applicants are given aptitude tests before being invited for interview.

At an early age Susan showed an aptitude for languages.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Like Milton, you might not have allowed yourself to think about your favorite talents and aptitudes in a long time.

None of them have the time, admittedly, but most are also lacking the aptitude .

Of her two surviving children, Carl showed no particular musical aptitude .

On board training is given to enable us to promote staff who show ability and aptitude .

Recruiters were ordered to sign up more high school graduates who showed high aptitudes for science, engineering and electronics.

She soon discovered that he had a remarkable aptitude for learning words, especially if he liked them.

The greatest influence was, of course, the aptitude the student brought to school-something. determined largely by family background.

The score of 87 represents low or below-average academic aptitude .

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