applicability


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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.applicability - relevance by virtue of being applicable to the matter at hand
relevance, relevancy - the relation of something to the matter at hand
germaneness - pertinence by virtue of a close relation to the matter at hand
inapplicability - irrelevance by virtue of being inapplicable to the matter at hand

applicability

noun
Translations
قابِلِيَّة التَّطْبيق
použitelnostvhodnost
anvendelighedgyldighed
nothæfni
uygulanabilme

applicability

[ˌæplɪkəˈbɪlɪtɪ] Naplicabilidad f

applicability

[əˌplɪkəˈbɪləti] n (= relevance) → applicabilité f

applicability

nAnwendbarkeit f (→ to auf +acc)

applicability

[ˌæplɪkəˈbɪlɪtɪ] napplicabilità

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.
References in classic literature ?
The applicability or non-applicability of the Christian precept to his own case was too difficult a question to be discussed lightly, and this question had long ago been answered by Alexey Alexandrovitch in the negative.
The truth and grandeur of their thought is proved by its scope and applicability, for it commands the entire schedule and inventory of things for its illustration.
This further stage consists in knowledge of similarities and differences: similarities which are necessary to the applicability of the word "dog," and differences which are compatible with it.
This was bad enough; but, as the philosophic Dane observes, with that universal applicability which distinguishes the illustrious ornament of the Elizabethan Era, worse remains behind
There is no adaptation or universal applicability in men, but each has his special talent, and the mastery of successful men consists in adroitly keeping themselves where and when that turn shall be oftenest to be practised.
1256(e)(3)(B) for definitional purposes, not to the overall applicability of Sec.
The public sector committee of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) officially issued Public Sector Guideline 3, Applicability of International Standards on Auditing to the Audit of Financial Statements of Governments and Other Non-Business Public Sector Entities.
The AneuRx AAAdvantage system offers physicians a low profile for ease of use and a wider range of lengths, diameters and other enhancements that allow broader patient applicability than prior generation Medtronic devices.
In some cases, the applicability of accounting research bulletins, APB opinions and FASB standards to not-for-profit organizations is unclear.
It refers to the applicability of FASB pronouncements to GASB constituents' financial statements, a question that arises whenever the FASB issues a pronouncement on a subject that the GASB has not addressed.
Further, this deferred tax accounting calculation has no applicability to the previously announced resolution of its IRS tax audit for the years 1999 through 2001, nor does it have any applicability to the company's potential cash liabilities regarding any future or ongoing federal, state or foreign tax audit.