how to pronounce apt


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the above transcription of apt is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

apt is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of apt in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… with an extremely potent apt image of a …”

meanings of apt


  1. Initialism of advanced packaging tool.
  2. Initialism of acyl protein thioesterase.
  3. Initialism of anatomical pathology technologist.
  4. Initialism of automatically programmed tool.
  5. Initialism of advanced passenger train.
  6. Initialism of automation presses tooling.
  7. Initialism of arbitrage pricing theory.
  8. An apartment; a flat.
  9. Abbreviation of apartment. (APT is preferred by the United States Postal Service; compare Apt. and apt.).


  1. Ready; especially fitted or qualified (to do something); quick to learn.
  2. Suitable; appropriate; fit or fitted; suited.
  3. Having a habitual tendency; habitually liable or likely; disposed towards.


  1. Initialism of Alabama Public Television.
  2. Initialism of American Public Television.

apt frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word apt occurs in english on average 6.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics apt can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that apt can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) education, science, and technology;

3) people, society, and culture;

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