Meaning of APPLICATION in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ æplɪkeɪʃ(ə)n ]

( applications)

Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.


An application for something such as a job or membership of an organization is a formal written request for it.

His application for membership of the organisation was rejected...

Tickets are available on application.

N-COUNT : usu with supp , oft N for n , N to-inf , also on/upon N


The application of a rule or piece of knowledge is the use of it in a particular situation.

Students learned the practical application of the theory they had learned in the classroom...

N-VAR : oft N of/to n


In computing, an application is a piece of software designed to carry out a particular task.



Application is hard work and concentration on what you are doing over a period of time.

...his immense talent, boundless energy and unremitting application.

= diligence



The application of something to a surface is the act or process of putting it on or rubbing it into the surface.

With repeated applications of weedkiller, the weeds were overcome.

N-VAR : oft N of n

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