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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “apply”

apply

verb [T] (USE)
    /əˈplaɪ/
to make use of something or use it for a practical purpose
使用,運用,應用
He wants a job in which he can apply his foreign languages.
他想找一份可以用到他的多門外語知識的工作。
The court heard how the driver had failed to apply his brakes in time.
法庭聽司機陳述了他如何沒能及時刹車的原委。
If you apply pressure to a cut it's meant to stop the bleeding.
如果你按壓住傷口,就會止住流血。
Using and misusing
(Definition of apply verb (USE) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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