aptitude
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aptitude(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (ability)
a. la aptitud
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Due to her aptitude for languages, Natty decided to study linguistics.Debido a su aptitud para los idiomas, Natty decidió estudiar lingüística.
b. la capacidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Hannah helped out at a stable and discovered she had a natural aptitude for working with horses.Hannah ayudaba en una cuadra y descubrió que tenía una capacidad innata para trabajar con caballos.
c. el talento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Aptitude combined with hard work is what led her to the position she holds now.Fue una combinación de talento y trabajo duro lo que la llevó al cargo que ocupa ahora.
2. (tendency)
a. la tendencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
That girl has an aptitude for getting into trouble.Esa niña tiene tendencia a meterse en líos.
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aptitude
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la aptitud
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
to have an aptitude fortener aptitudes para
aptitude testprueba de aptitud
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aptitude [ˈæptɪtjuːd]
noun
(ability) aptitud (f); talento (m); (tendency) inclinación (f)
to have an aptitude for sth tener aptitud(es) or talento para algo
Some students have more aptitude for academic work than others He discovered he had an aptitude for working with figures
modifier
aptitude test (n) prueba (f) de aptitud
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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