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 (ăp′lĭ-kā′tĭv, ə-plĭk′ə-)
1. Characterized by actual application; applied.
2. Practical; applicatory.

ap′pli·ca′tive·ly adv.
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relevant or applicable
apˈplicatively adv
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(ˈæp lɪˌkeɪ tɪv, əˈplɪk ə-)

usable or capable of being used; practical.
ap′pli•ca`tive•ly, adv.
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Adj.1.applicative - readily applicable or practical
practical - concerned with actual use or practice; "he is a very practical person"; "the idea had no practical application"; "a practical knowledge of Japanese"; "woodworking is a practical art"
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