Meaning of “aptitude” in the English Dictionary

"aptitude" in American English

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aptitudenoun [ C/U ]

us /ˈæp·tɪˌtud/

natural ability or skill:

[ U ] My son has no aptitude for sports.

(Definition of “aptitude” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"aptitude" in Business English

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aptitudenoun [ C or U ]

uk /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)