Aptitude is the potential for acquiring a skill or ability after some training.

Webster Dictionary Meaning

1. Aptitude
- A natural or acquired disposition or capacity for a particular purpose, or tendency to a particular action or effect; as, oil has an aptitude to burn.
- A general fitness or suitableness; adaptation.
- Readiness in learning; docility; aptness.
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