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English definition of “application”

application

noun     /ˌæplɪˈkeɪʃən/
REQUEST [C] B1 an official request for something, usually in writing: an application for a bank loan Making appeals and requests
USE [C, U] a way in which something can be used for a particular purpose : This technology has many practical applications.Using and misusing
COMPUTER PROGRAM [C] B2 a computer program designed for a particular purpose : internet / web / Windows ™ applicationComputer programming and software
(Definition of application noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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