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Translation of "apply" - English-French dictionary

apply

verb /əˈplai/
(with to) to put (something) on or against something else appliquer (sur) She applied ointment to the cut. (with to) to use (something) for some purpose se servir de He applied his wits to planning their escape. (with for) to ask for (something) formally s’adresser à (pour obtenir) You could apply (to the manager) for a job. (with to) to concern s’appliquer à This rule applies to all students. to be in force être valable The rule doesn’t apply at weekends. appliance /əˈplai-/ noun an instrument or tool used for a particular job appareil The company makes washing machines and other electrical appliances. applicable /ˈӕpli-/ adjective applicable (à) This rule is not applicable (to you) any longer. applicability noun applicabilité applicant /ˈӕpli-/ noun a person who applies (for a job etc) candidat/-ate There were two hundred applicants for the position. application /ӕpli-/ noun a formal request; an act of applying candidature; demande We have received several applications for the new job The syllabus can be obtained on application to the headmaster. hard work application He has got a good job through sheer application. an ointment etc applied to a cut, wound etc. application apply oneself/one’s mind ( with to) to give one’s full attention or energy (to a task etc) s’appliquer (à) If he applied himself, he could pass his exams.
(Definition of apply from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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