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Polish translation of “apply”

apply

verb     /əˈplaɪ/
ASK [I] B1 to ask officially for something, often by writing
składać wniosek lub podanie, zgłaszać się
I've applied for a job. He has applied to several companies.Making appeals and requests
AFFECT [I] B2 to affect or relate to a particular person or situation
mieć zastosowanie
This law only applies to married people.Linking and relatingRegarding and concerning
USE [T] to use something in a particular situation
stosować
The same method can be applied to other situations.Using and misusing
ON SURFACE [T] to spread a substance on a surface
nakładać
Apply the cream daily until the symptoms disappear.Covering and adding layers
apply yourself to work hard
przykładać się
If he doesn't apply himself, he'll never pass his exams.Paying attention and being carefulCautious and vigilant
(Definition of apply verb from the Cambridge English-Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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