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aptadjective

 us   /æpt/
  • apt adjective (CORRECT)

correct or right for a particular situation: Chris’s apt comments summed up our opinions.
  • apt adjective (LIKELY)

[+ to infinitive] likely: This old roof is apt to leak when it rains.
aptly
adverb  us   /ˈæpt·li/
He was very tall and was aptly called "Stretch."

apt.noun [C]

abbreviation forapartment
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"apt" in British English

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aptadjective

uk   /æpt/  us   /æpt/
aptly
adverb uk   /ˈæpt.li/  us   /ˈæpt.li/
We spent a week at the aptly named Grand View Hotel.
aptness
noun [U] uk   /ˈæpt.nəs/  us   /ˈæpt.nəs/
the aptness of his commentold-fashioned formal an aptness for/at drawing

apt.noun [C]

abbreviation for apartment
(Definition of apt from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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