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Main Entry: apt
Pronunciation: primarystressapt
Function: adjective
Etymology: Middle English apt "suitable," from Latin aptus "apt, fit" --related to ADAPT
1 : just right; especially : being to the point : RELEVANT <an apt remark>
2 : having a tendency : INCLINED, LIKELY <apt to become angry>
3 : quick to learn <an apt pupil>
synonym see QUICK
- aptĚly adverb
- aptĚness /primarystressap(t)-nschwas/ noun

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