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aptitude

ap·ti·tude

aptitude

 
pronunciation:
aep t tud
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: ability to learn quickly.
He shows great aptitude in class.
synonyms:
aptness, cleverness, facility, quickness, sharpness
similar words:
ability, capacity, faculty, wit
definition 2: a natural ability; talent.
Some people have an aptitude for drawing.
synonyms:
flair, gift, knack, talent
similar words:
ability, facility, faculty, instinct, potential, skill
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