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application (noun) a formal request, in writing (for a job, a permission, a concession, a passport, or admission in an educational institution, etc.); the practical use of a theory, a formula, a technology, etc.; a coating of a surface with paint or the like, or putting oil, ointment, etc., on a part of our body; care and attention in doing a job.

Our making a request, usually in writing, for a job, or for permission, is an application for it. An application for admission in an institution is a request for admission in the institution. The use of a theory, a formula, a technology, for practical purposes, in practical situations, is application of the theory, etc., to the situation. The spreading of paint or a color evenly on a surface is application of the paint or the color. So is the application of oil, ointment, or a lotion, on a part of the body or on an injury. Application also means the serious and careful attention we give some work, and the keen interest we show in it.

  • Alex was very disappointed when his application for admission into graduate program was rejected for want of proper grades in his undergraduate work.
  • Jim is highly talented, and in addition, does any job assigned to him with application. His application to the execution of the research project brought him the appreciation of all the senior professors.
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