aptitude test


noun

any of various tests given to measure abilities, as manual dexterity, visual acuity, reasoning, or verbal comprehension, and used to assist in the selection of a career.

Origin of aptitude test

First recorded in 1920–25
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British Dictionary definitions for aptitude test

aptitude test

noun

a test designed to assess a person's ability to do a particular type of work
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Medicine definitions for aptitude test

aptitude test

[ăptĭ-tōōd′]

n.

An occupation-oriented test for evaluating intelligence, achievement, and interest.
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