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German translation of “apply”

apply

verb /əˈplai/
(with to) to put (something) on or against something else
auftragen
She applied ointment to the cut .
(with to) to use (something) for some purpose
anwenden
He applied his wits to planning their escape .
(with for) to ask for (something) formally
sich bewerben (um)
You could apply (to the manager ) for a job .
(with to) to concern
zutreffen
This rule applies to all students .
to be in force
gelten
The rule doesn’t apply at weekends .
appliance /əˈplai-/ noun an instrument or tool used for a particular job
die Anwendung
The company makes washing machines and other electrical appliances .
applicable /ˈӕpli-/ adjective
anwendbar
This rule is not applicable (to you) any longer .
applicability noun
die Anwendbarkeit
applicant /ˈӕpli-/ noun a person who applies (for a job etc)
der/die Bewerber(in)
There were two hundred applicants for the position .
application /ӕpli-/ noun a formal request ; an act of applying
die Bewerbung
We have received several applications for the new job The syllabus can be obtained on application to the headmaster .
hard work
der Fleiß
He has got a good job through sheer application.
an ointment etc applied to a cut , wound etc.
das Auftragen
apply oneself/one’s mind (with to) to give one’s full attention or energy (to a task etc)
sich bemühen
If he applied himself, he could pass his exams .
(Definition of apply from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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