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English definition of “application”

application

noun  /ˌæp·lɪˈkeɪ·ʃən/ us  

application noun (USE)

[C] a particular use [C] An application is a computer program that is designed for a particular purpose.

application noun (REQUEST)

[C/U] an official request for something, esp. one made in writing or by sending in a form: [U] a letter of application [C] I’ve sent off applications for four different jobs.
(Definition of application from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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