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ap·pli·cant

 (ăp′lĭ-kənt)
n.
One that applies, as for a job.

[Middle English, from Latin applicāns, present participle of applicāre, to affix; see apply.]

applicant

(ˈæplɪkənt)
n
a person who applies, as for a job, grant, support, etc; candidate
[C15: from Latin applicāns, from applicāre to apply]

ap•pli•cant

(ˈæp lɪ kənt)

n.
a person who applies for or requests something; a candidate: an applicant for a position.
[1475–85; < Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.applicant - a person who requests or seeks something such as assistance or employment or admissionapplicant - a person who requests or seeks something such as assistance or employment or admission
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
aspirant, aspirer, hopeful, wannabe, wannabee - an ambitious and aspiring young person; "a lofty aspirant"; "two executive hopefuls joined the firm"; "the audience was full of Madonna wannabes"
bidder - someone who makes an offer
claimant - someone who claims a benefit or right or title; "claimants of unemployment compensation"; "he was a claimant to the throne"
job candidate - an applicant who is being considered for a job
material - a person judged suitable for admission or employment; "he was university material"; "she was vice-presidential material"
petitioner, requester, suppliant, supplicant - one praying humbly for something; "a suppliant for her favors"
possible - an applicant who might be suitable
probable - an applicant likely to be chosen
submitter - someone who submits something (as an application for a job or a manuscript for publication etc.) for the judgment of others; "he was a prolific submitter of proposals"

applicant

noun candidate, entrant, claimant, suitor, petitioner, aspirant, inquirer, job-seeker, suppliant, postulant The successful applicant will have excellent interpersonal skills.

applicant

noun
A person who applies for or seeks something, such as a job or position:
Translations
مُقَدِّم الطَّلَبمُقَدِّم الطَلَب
uchazečžadatel
ansøger
hakijaanoja
kandidat
pályázó
umsækjandi
応募者
신청자
kandidatprosilec
sökande
ผู้สมัคร
başvuranbaşvuran kimse
người nộp đơn

applicant

[ˈæplɪkənt] N
1. (for job etc) → aspirante mf, candidato/a m/f (for a post a un puesto)
2. (for money, assistance) → solicitante mf
3. (Jur) → suplicante mf

applicant

[ˈæplɪkənt] n (for benefit)demandeur/euse m/f; (for post)candidat(e) m/f
applicant for sth [+ benefit] → demandeur/euse m/f de qch; [+ post] → candidat(e) m/f pour qch
There were a hundred applicants for the job → Il y avait cent candidats pour ce poste.

applicant

n (for job) → Bewerber(in) m(f)(for um, für); (for grant, loan etc) → Antragsteller(in) m(f) (→ for für, auf +acc); (for patent) → Anmelder(in) m(f) (→ for +gen)

applicant

[ˈæplɪkənt] n (for a post) → candidato/a (Admin) (for benefit, housing) → chi ha fatto domanda or richiesta

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.

applicant

مُقَدِّم الطَلَب uchazeč ansøger Bewerber αιτών solicitante hakija candidat kandidat candidato 応募者 신청자 sollicitant søker kandydat candidato соискатель sökande ผู้สมัคร başvuran người nộp đơn 申请者
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