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aptitude

ap tuh toohd

  • n  inherent ability

  • Before a person is taken for flying lessons she has to undergo a pilot aptitude test.
  • The comments about aptitude in particular lingered, like food poisoning, long after the conference ended.
  • In a career that spanned nearly six decades, his aptitude for inventing evocative, easily recognizable corporate identities spawned the Jolly Green Giant, the Marlboro Man, the .
News & Articles

  • Des Plaines School Dist. 62 Inducts National Jr. Honor Students
    Faculty and staff at Iroquois Community School in Des Plaines recently inducted several students into the Paul W. Jung Chapter of the National Junior Honor Society (NJHS). Inductees demonstrated exemplary aptitude in the areas of scholarship, character, leadership, service, and citizenship throughout their middle school years.
    June 10, 2013 - Journal & Topics Newspapers
  • Giants take third baseman in second round
    The Giants drafted Ryder Jones, a left-handed-batting third baseman who also possesses pitching aptitude as a right-hander, with their second selection (64th overall) Thursday in the First-Year Player Draft.
    June 7, 2013 - San Francisco Giants
  • UPDATE | City council boils over on outsourcing water utility
    The council voted unanimously to cease all negotiations to outsource management to the Kitsap Public Utility District. But the matter took a back seat to a heated argument over the aptitude of the council, its treatment of its city manager.
    June 6, 2013 - Bainbridge Island Review
Quotes

  • Brad Childress in ESPN
    He has an aptitude to be a quarterback. : He knows what he's doing,coach Brad Childress said to the Twin Cities-area media of the unanticipated move. "We're going to get him immersed [at quarterback] in the system."
  • Sir Alan Sugar in BBC News
    Understandably, the contestants won't have any previous business experience, but all I want to see from them is an entrepreneurial aptitude and an enthusiasm to succeed,said Sir Alan, who left school at 16 with no qualifications.
  • Frank Williams in CNN International
    Nico will be ably partnered by Kazuki, who has impressed the team over the past year,said team boss Frank Williams. "He has pace and the right aptitude to develop into a competitive Formula One racer and over the course of the next season,...

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