Difference between revisions of "Ability"

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:b : competence in doing : [[skill]]
 
:b : competence in doing : [[skill]]
 
*2 : [[natural]] aptitude or acquired proficiency <[[children]] whose abilities warrant higher [[education]]>
 
*2 : [[natural]] aptitude or acquired proficiency <[[children]] whose abilities warrant higher [[education]]>
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<center>For lessons on the [[topic]] of '''''Ability''''', follow [http://nordan.daynal.org/wiki/index.php?title=Category:Ability '''''this link'''''].</center>
 
==Description==
 
==Description==
 
An aptitude is an [[innate]], acquired or learned or [[developed]] component of a competency (the others being [[knowledge]], [[understanding]] and [[attitude]]) to do a certain kind of [[work]] at a certain level. Aptitudes may be [[physical]] or [[mental]]. The innate nature of aptitude is in contrast to [[achievement]], which [[represents]] [[knowledge]] or ability that is [[Culture|gained]].[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aptitude]
 
An aptitude is an [[innate]], acquired or learned or [[developed]] component of a competency (the others being [[knowledge]], [[understanding]] and [[attitude]]) to do a certain kind of [[work]] at a certain level. Aptitudes may be [[physical]] or [[mental]]. The innate nature of aptitude is in contrast to [[achievement]], which [[represents]] [[knowledge]] or ability that is [[Culture|gained]].[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aptitude]

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Etymology

Middle English abilite, from Anglo-French, from Latin habilitat-, habilitas, from habilis apt, skillful

Definitions

b : competence in doing : skill
For lessons on the topic of Ability, follow this link.

Description

An aptitude is an innate, acquired or learned or developed component of a competency (the others being knowledge, understanding and attitude) to do a certain kind of work at a certain level. Aptitudes may be physical or mental. The innate nature of aptitude is in contrast to achievement, which represents knowledge or ability that is gained.[1]