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My two sisters were always cooking. I wanted to be in the police force, but I didn't get in because I just so happened to procrastinate a bit, and I hadn't gotten my application in at the right time.
April Bloomfield

Meaning of "application" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF APPLICATION

application  [ˌæplɪˈkeɪʃən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF APPLICATION

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Application is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES APPLICATION MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of application in the English dictionary

The first definition of application in the dictionary is the act of applying to a particular purpose or use. Other definition of application is relevance or value. Application is also the act of asking for something.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH APPLICATION


allocation
ˌæləˈkeɪʃən
authentication
ɔːˌθentɪˈkeɪʃən
certification
ˌsɜːtɪfɪˈkeɪʃən
classification
ˌklæsɪfɪˈkeɪʃən
communication
kəˌmjuːnɪˈkeɪʃən
dedication
ˌdɛdɪˈkeɪʃən
education
ˌɛdjʊˈkeɪʃən
identification
aɪˌdɛntɪfɪˈkeɪʃən
indication
ˌɪndɪˈkeɪʃən
location
ləʊˈkeɪʃən
medication
ˌmɛdɪˈkeɪʃən
modification
ˌmɒdɪfɪˈkeɪʃən
notification
ˌnəʊtɪfɪˈkeɪʃən
publication
ˌpʌblɪˈkeɪʃən
qualification
ˌkwɒlɪfɪˈkeɪʃən
relocation
ˌriːləʊˈkeɪʃən
specification
ˌspɛsɪfɪˈkeɪʃən
syndication
ˌsɪndɪˈkeɪʃən
vacation
vəˈkeɪʃən
verification
ˌvɛrɪfɪˈkeɪʃən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE APPLICATION

appliable
appliance
applicability
applicable
applicableness
applicant
applicate
application development
application form
application program
application software
applications package
applications program
applicative
applicatively
applicator
applicatory
applied
applied arts
applied psychology

WORDS THAT END LIKE APPLICATION

accreditation
action
administration
animation
association
citation
combination
confirmation
conversation
corporation
creation
decoration
destination
documentation
duration
evaluation
excitation
federation
formation
foundation
generation

Synonyms and antonyms of application in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «APPLICATION»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «application» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of application

Translation of «application» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF APPLICATION

Find out the translation of application to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of application from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «application» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

申请
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

solicitud
570 millions of speakers

English

application
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

आवेदन
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

طَلَب
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

заявление
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

solicitação formal
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

আবেদন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

candidature
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Permohonan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Bewerbung
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

申し込み
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

신청
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Aplikasi
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đơn xin
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

விண்ணப்ப
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अनुप्रयोग
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

uygulama
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

domanda
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

podanie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

заява
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

cerere
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

εφαρμογή
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

aansoek
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ansökan
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

søknad
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of application

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «APPLICATION»

The term «application» is very widely used and occupies the 1.465 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «APPLICATION» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about application

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10 QUOTES WITH «APPLICATION»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word application.
1
Greg Abbott
During my time as a judge, as a justice, and as attorney general, I've had one overarching goal, and that is a strict interpretation and application of the laws and the Constitution. I would be Madisonian.
2
Scott Adams
There are very few personal problems that cannot be solved through a suitable application of high explosives.
3
Marc Andreessen
In 2000, when my partner Ben Horowitz was CEO of the first cloud computing company, Loudcloud, the cost of a customer running a basic Internet application was approximately $150,000 a month.
4
Jim Barksdale
I think they should separate Microsoft's application group from its operating system group.
5
Bonnie Bassler
We've all been sick; we're all afraid of infection. I think the easiest application to help people understand what quorum sensing is and why it's important to study is to tell them that if we could make the bacteria either deaf or mute, we could create new antibiotics.
6
Bonnie Bassler
I think the easiest application to help people understand what quorum sensing is and why it's important to study is to tell them that if we could make the bacteria either deaf or mute, we could create new antibiotics.
7
John Battelle
Google Now is one of those products that to many users doesn't seem like a product at all. It is instead the experience one has when you use the Google Search application on your Android or iPhone device (it's consistently a top free app on the iTunes charts). You probably know it as Google search, but it's far, far more than that.
8
E. F. Benson
Rightly or wrongly, the Victorian considered that there were certain subjects which were not meet for inter-sexual discussion, just as they held that certain processes of the feminine toilet, like the powdering of the nose and the application of lipstick to the mouth, were (if done at all) better done in private.
9
April Bloomfield
My two sisters were always cooking. I wanted to be in the police force, but I didn't get in because I just so happened to procrastinate a bit, and I hadn't gotten my application in at the right time.
10
Franz Boas
This idea was also brought out very clearly by Wallace, who emphasized that apparently reasonable activities of man might very well have developed without an actual application of reasoning.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «APPLICATION»

Discover the use of application in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to application and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Patterns of Enterprise Application Architecture
This book is actually two books in one. The first section is a short tutorial on developing enterprise applications, which you can read from start to finish to understand the scope of the book's lessons.
Martin Fowler, 2012
2
Professional Mobile Application Development
Professional Mobile Application Development: Shows you how to create consumable web services for mobile devices Walks you through the design and development of mobile user interfaces Uncovers what you need to get started coding mobile ...
Jeff McWherter, Scott Gowell, 2012
3
Professional Android Application Development
What this book includes An introduction to mobile development, Android, and how to get started. An in-depth look at Android applications and their life cycle, the application manifest, Intents, and using external resources.
Reto Meier, 2009
4
IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.0 Administration Guide
If you are an administrator who wants to get up and running with IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.0, then this book is not to be missed. Experience with WebSphere and Java would be an advantage, but is not essential.
Steve Robinson, 2011
5
Bootstrap Methods and Their Application
This book gives a broad and up-to-date coverage of bootstrap methods, with numerous applied examples, developed in a coherent way with the necessary theoretical basis.
A. C. Davison, 1997
6
Life Application Study Bible NLT
An authoritative Bible translation, rendered faithfully into today's English from the ancient texts by 90 leading Bible scholars.
Tyndale House Publishers, 2004
7
Android Application Testing Guide
Build intensively tested and bug free Android applications.
Diego Torres Milano, 2011
8
Ext.Net Web Application Development
This is a step-by-step tutorial packed with examples and tips to learn Ext.NET from scratch. This book is written for .NET Web Application Developers who are familiar with ASP.NET looking to build .NET based Rich Internet Applications.
Anup Shah, 2012
9
Web Based Application Development
Web-Based Application Development presents an introduction to the concepts, theories, practices, languages, and tools used to develop applications for the World Wide Web.
Ralph Grove, 2009
10
Agile Web Application Development with Yii1.1 and PHP5
Fast-track your Web application development by harnessing the power of the Yii PHP framework
Jeffrey Winesett, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «APPLICATION»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term application is used in the context of the following news items.
1
McBride disciplinary hearing to hear stay application
Johannesburg - Suspended Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid) head Robert McBride is expected to make a formal application ... «News24, Jul 15»
2
Hyderabad-based Lee Pharma files CL application for …
Hyderabad-based Lee Pharma, which has filed a Compulsory Licence (CL) application on drug major AstraZeneca's patented diabetes ... «Business Standard, Jul 15»
3
Hyundai launches i20 WRC Application VR+
This VR+ based application will be available for download on all smartphones and can be used with a Cardboard-based VR or any commercial ... «Business Today, Jul 15»
4
Know if Retaking the LSAT, Updating an Application Is Necessary
Know if Retaking the LSAT, Updating an Application Is Necessary. Law school applicants with a score in the 170s may not want to risk taking ... «U.S. News & World Report, Jul 15»
5
Gametime, a mobile-phone application designed to simplify the …
Now, the founder and CEO of Gametime, a San Francisco-based mobile-phone application, sits in a Sodo District cafe explaining plans to ... «The Seattle Times, Jul 15»
6
Edmonton Fringe board chair says they made a mistake rejecting …
“We recognize the letter did not address Daniel's application the way we should have addressed it and we sincerely apologize. We have ... «Edmonton Sun, Jul 15»
7
China Huarong Files Listing Application for Hong Kong IPO of Up to …
A listing application is the first step toward getting approval from the Hong Kong exchange for an IPO. The proposed deal could be one of the ... «Nasdaq, Jul 15»
8
High Court dismisses Palanivel's application to stay ruling
The High Court has dismissed an application by Datuk Seri G. Palanivel and three others to stay its ruling that upheld a directive from the ... «The Malaysian Insider, Jul 15»
9
25 Chinese mutual fund houses seek to speed up application and …
The firms also would seek to speed up the application and issuance of equity funds, the Asset Management Association of China said in a ... «Times of India, Jul 15»
10
Wendy's High School Heisman Award Opens Application and …
The first 1,000 students to submit an application online at www.WendysHighSchoolHeisman.com will receive a Wendy's Gift Card valued at $10 ... «MarketWatch, Jul 15»

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