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"aptitude" in British English

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(Definition of aptitude from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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aptitudenoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈæp·tɪˌtud/
naturalability or ​skill: [U] My ​son has no aptitude for ​sports.
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"aptitude" in Business English

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aptitudenoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈæptɪtjuːd/  us   /ˈæptɪtuːd/
a ​naturalability 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 forcomputerstudies, art, and ​design.
(Definition of aptitude from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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