Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “aptitude”

aptitude

noun [C or U]
 
 
/ˈæptɪtjuːd/ US   /ˈæptɪtuːd/
a natural ability or skill: aptitude for sth Discovering that he had an aptitude for finance, he got a job as a commercial-credit analyst.display/have/show an aptitude He has been studying for A-levels and has shown an aptitude for computer studies, art, and design.
(Definition of aptitude from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of aptitude?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More Business English definitions for “aptitude”

Definitions of “aptitude” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

improvisation

a performance that an actor, musician, etc. has not practised or planned

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More