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English definition of “application”

application

noun (HARD WORK)    /ˌæp.lɪˈkeɪ.ʃən/
[U] the determination to work hard over a period of time in order to succeed at something: Joshua clearly has ability in this subject but lacks application.Strength of will and determination
(Definition of application noun (HARD WORK) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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