the quality of being suitable

they had to prove their fitness for the position

Syn: ↑fitness
Ant: ↑unfitness (for: ↑fitness)
Derivationally related forms: ↑fitting, ↑fit (for: ↑fitness)
Hypernyms: ↑suitability, ↑suitableness
Hyponyms: ↑qualification, ↑making, ↑habitability, ↑habitableness

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noun (-es)
: the quality or state of being fit

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fittˈingness noun
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Main Entry:fit

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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