Translation of "application" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˌæp.lɪˈkeɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌæp.ləˈkeɪ.ʃən/

application noun (REQUEST)

B1 [ C or U ] an official request for something, usually in writing

a letter of application 求職信
Free information will be sent out on application to (= if you ask) the central office. 請來函至總部索取免費資料。
I've sent off applications for four different jobs. 我投寄申請四份不同工作的求職信。
Have you filled in the application form for your passport yet? 你填寫護照申請表了嗎?
[ + to infinitive ] Argentina has submitted an application to host the World Cup. 南非已提交申請,主辦世界盃足球賽。

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application noun (COMPUTER)

B2 [ C ] a computer program that is designed for a particular purpose

spreadsheet applications 試算表應用軟體

application noun (USE)

C2 [ C or U ] a way in which something can be used for a particular purpose

The design has many applications. 這個設計有很多用途。
the application of this research in the treatment of cancer 將該研究成果應用於癌症治療

application noun (HARD WORK)

[ 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. 約書亞無疑是有能力學這門課程的,但他不夠用功。

application noun (PUTTING ON)

[ C or U ] the act of spreading or rubbing a substance such as cream or paint on a surface, or a layer of cream or paint

Leave the paint to dry between applications. 每次刷過後,要待漆層乾透再刷。
Regular application of the cream should reduce swelling within 24 hours. 定時敷用藥膏可在24小時內減輕紅腫。

application noun (RELATION TO)

[ C or U ] a way in which a rule or law, etc. relates to or is important for someone or something

The new laws have (a) particular application to the self-employed. 新的法律尤其適用於自僱人士。

(Translation of “application” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)