apt. Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"apt." in British English

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apt.noun [C]

abbreviation for apartment

aptadjective

uk   us   /æpt/

apt. adjective (SUITABLE)

suitable or ​right for a ​particularsituation: an apt comment/​description

apt. adjective (LIKELY)

be apt to do sth/be apt to be sth to be ​likely to do something or to often do something: The ​kitchenroof is apt to (= ​likely to)leak when it ​rains. She's in her ​eighties now and apt to be a little ​forgetful.

apt. adjective (ABLE)

formal having a ​naturalability or ​skill: We have some ​particularly apt ​students in the ​class this ​year.
aptly
adverb uk   us   /ˈæptli/
We ​spent a ​week at the aptly named Grand View Hotel.
aptness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
the aptness of his ​commentold-fashioned formal an aptness for/atdrawing
(Definition of apt. from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"apt." in American English

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apt.noun [C]

abbreviation for apartment

aptadjective

 us   /æpt/

apt. adjective (CORRECT)

correct or ​right for a ​particularsituation: Chris’s apt ​comments summed up ​ouropinions.

apt. adjective (LIKELY)

[+ to infinitive] likely: This ​oldroof is apt to ​leak when it rains.
aptly
adverb  us   /ˈæpt·li/
He was very ​tall and was aptly called "Stretch."
(Definition of apt. from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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