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ap·pli·ca·ble

 (ăp′lĭ-kə-bəl, ə-plĭk′ə-)
adj.
Capable of being applied; relevant or appropriate: a rule not applicable in all cases; added the applicable sales tax.

ap′pli·ca·bil′i·ty n.
ap′pli·ca·bly adv.

applicable

(ˈæplɪkəbəl; əˈplɪkə-)
adj
being appropriate or relevant; able to be applied; fitting
ˌapplicaˈbility, ˈapplicableness n
ˈapplicably adv

ap•pli•ca•ble

(ˈæp lɪ kə bəl, əˈplɪk ə-)

adj.
relevant; suitable; appropriate: a solution applicable to the problem.
[1650–60]
ap`pli•ca•bil′i•ty, ap′pli•ca•ble•ness, n.
ap′pli•ca•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.applicable - capable of being applied; having relevance; "gave applicable examples to support her argument"
relevant - having a bearing on or connection with the subject at issue; "the scientist corresponds with colleagues in order to learn about matters relevant to her own research"

applicable

adjective appropriate, fitting, fit, suited, useful, suitable, relevant, to the point, apt, pertinent, befitting, apposite, apropos, germane, to the purpose What is reasonable for one family is not applicable for another.
wrong, irrelevant, inappropriate, unsuitable, inapplicable

applicable

adjective
Related to the matter at hand:
Idiom: to the point.
Translations
قابِل لِلتَّطْبيق
použitelnývhodný
gyldig
alkalmazható
viîeigandi, sem hægt er aî beita

applicable

[əˈplɪkəbl] ADJaplicable, pertinente (to a) delete what is not applicabletáchese lo que no proceda
this law is also applicable to foreignersesta ley es aplicable or se refiere también a los extranjeros
a rule applicable to alluna regla que se extiende a todos

applicable

[əˈplɪkəbəl] adj
(= relevant) → applicable
to be applicable to sth → valoir pour qch
if applicable → le cas échéant
where applicable → éventuellement
(= in force) [law, rule] → en vigueur
The law is applicable from January → La loi entre en vigueur au mois de janvier.

applicable

adjanwendbar (→ to auf +acc); (on forms) → zutreffend (to für); that isn’t applicable to youdas trifft auf Sie nicht zu, das gilt nicht für Sie; not applicable (on forms) → entfällt, nicht zutreffend

applicable

[əˈplɪkəbl] adjapplicabile
the law is applicable from January → la legge entrerà in vigore in gennaio
to be applicable to → essere valido/a per

apply

(əˈplai) verb
1. (with to) to put (something) on or against something else. to apply ointment to a cut.
2. (with to) to use (something) for some purpose. He applied his wits to planning their escape.
3. (with for) to ask for (something) formally. You could apply (to the manager) for a job.
4. (with to) to concern. This rule does not apply to him.
5. to be in force. The rule doesn't apply at weekends.
apˈpliance (əˈplai-) noun
an instrument or tool used for a particular job. washing-machines and other electrical appliances.
ˈapplicable (ˈӕpli-) adjective
This rule is not applicable (to me) any longer.
ˌapplicaˈbility noun
ˈapplicant (ˈӕpli-) noun
a person who applies (for a job etc). There were two hundred applicants for the job.
ˌappliˈcation (ӕpli-) noun
1. a formal request; an act of applying. several applications for the new job; The syllabus can be obtained on application to the headmaster.
2. hard work. He has got a good job through sheer application.
3. an ointment etc applied to a cut, wound etc.
apply oneself/one's mind (with to)
to give one's full attention or energy (to a task etc). If he would apply himself he could pass his exams.

applicable

a. aplicable, adecuado-a, apropiado-a para utilizarse.
References in classic literature ?
Thus the most vexatious and violent disputes would often arise between the fishermen, were there not some written or unwritten, universal, undisputed law applicable to all cases.
That is internationally and universally applicable.
If we call an individual man 'skilled in grammar', the predicate is applicable also to the species and to the genus to which he belongs.
I believe the third of these to be the only universally applicable criterion.
Numerous inventors of mechanism applicable to the guidance of balloons came to propose their systems, but he would accept none; and, when he was asked whether he had discovered something of his own for that purpose, he constantly refused to give any explanation, and merely busied himself more actively than ever with the preparations for his journey.
If the periods be distant from each other, the same remark will be applicable to all recent measures; and in proportion as the remoteness of the others may favor a dispassionate review of them, this advantage is inseparable from inconveniences which seem to counterbalance it.
I wish also to recall to memory an instance from the Old Testament applicable to this subject.
They do much better who enumerate the different virtues as Georgias did, than those who thus define them; and as Sophocles speaks of a woman, we think of all persons, that their 'virtues should be applicable to their characters, for says he,
What Mr Pope says of women is very applicable to most in this station, who are, indeed, so entirely made up of form and affectation, that they have no character at all, at least none which appears.
You've simply borrowed an idea that's not your own, but you've distorted it, and are trying to apply it where it's not applicable.
as they all sat together in her sunny room, the babies kicking and crowing on the floor, mother and sisters working near, and father reading, in his pleasant voice, from the wise old books which seemed rich in good and comfortable words, as applicable now as when written centuries ago, a little chapel, where a paternal priest taught his flock the hard lessons all must learn, trying to show them that hope can comfort love, and faith make resignation possible.
Whoever considers the populousness and strength of several of these States singly at the present juncture, and looks forward to what they will become, even at the distance of half a century, will at once dismiss as idle and visionary any scheme which aims at regulating their movements by laws to operate upon them in their collective capacities, and to be executed by a coercion applicable to them in the same capacities.