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aptitude

[ap′tətyo̅o̅d]
Etymology: L, aptitudo, ability
a natural ability, tendency, talent, or capability to learn, understand, or acquire a particular skill; mental alertness.

aptitude

(ap′tĭ-tood) [L. aptitudo, fitness]
Inherent ability or skill in learning or performing physical or mental endeavors.

aptitude

(1) natural ability to perform a task; (2) potential capacity to learn a task, given the necessary training.
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To ascertain whether the medium of teaching language play a role in the teacher's teaching aptitude.
There is a direct relationship between accreditation programs and technical and entrepreneurial aptitude of students in HEIs.
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They range from the widely used pre-medical academic achievements to aptitude testing and interviews of applicants, to a combination of these in one way or the other.
A recommended strategy for the exam is to dedicate 25, 35, 40 and 15 minutes respectively for General English, Quatitative Aptitude, Logical Reasoning and General Awareness.
To find the natural ability of an individual in scholastic, vocational or developed component of a competency to do a certain kind of work at a certain level, it needs the aptitude of the student (Raza 2011).
The book closes with five pages on calculating one's IQ, including a chart enabling the translation of one's score on the 21 aptitude tests and their integration into a total.
Abdul Kalam came because they realized their interest and aptitude early enough and worked toward achieving their goals.
Washington, Nov 1 (ANI): Boys are more interested in technical things as compared to girls, which is the root cause as to why boys fare better in technical aptitude tests, a new research has claimed.
Part 4 included entrepreneurial aptitude, namely self-evaluation, introspection and challenges.
Ashington High's head of PE Lucy Smalley and director of specialism Gary Douglas said that playing sports helps pupils in concentration, aptitude and leadership in all subjects.