Translation of "application" - English-Mandarin 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 求职信
Free information will be sent out on application to (= if you ask) the central office. 请来函至总部索取免费资料。
I've sent off applications for four different jobs. 我投寄申请4份不同工作的求职信。
Have you filled in the application form for your passport yet? 你填写护照申请表了吗?
[ + to infinitive ] Argentina has submitted an application to host the World Cup. 南非已提交申请,主办世界杯足球赛。

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application noun (COMPUTER)

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

spreadsheet applications 空白表格程序应用软件

application noun (USE)

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

The design has many applications. 这个设计有很多用途。
the application of this research in the treatment of cancer 将该研究成果应用于癌症治疗

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. 乔舒亚无疑是有能力学这门课程的,但他缺乏一股钻劲儿。

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. 每次刷过后,要待漆层干透再刷。
Regular application of the cream should reduce swelling within 24 hours. 定时敷用药膏可在24小时内减轻红肿。

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. 新的法律尤其适用于个体经营者。

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