applicant


applicant
noun
ADJECTIVE
potential, prospective
eligible, qualified, suitable (BrE)

Grant payments will be made to suitably qualified applicants. (BrE)

lucky (esp. BrE), successful
unsuccessful

Unsuccessful applicants may appeal against the decision.

black, minority, white
college, student
job
visa
asylum
VERB + APPLICANT
seek

The company will seek applicants nationwide.

attract

The advertisement attracted a number of applicants.

shortlist (esp. BrE)

Eight applicants were shortlisted.

evaluate, screen

software that lets employers screen job applicants

interview
admit (esp. AmE), appoint (BrE), select
reject, turn away (esp. AmE), turn down
APPLICANT + VERB
apply

All applicants should apply in writing.

PREPOSITION
applicant for

There were over fifty applicants for the job.


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  • Applicant — Ap pli*cant, n. [L. applicans, p. pr. of applicare. See {Apply}.] One who apples for something; one who makes request; a petitioner. [1913 Webster] The applicant for a cup of water. Plumtre. [1913 Webster] The court require the applicant to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • applicant — I (candidate) noun aspirant, bidder, candidate under consideration, entrant, inquirer II (petitioner) noun claimant, moveant, party, petitioner, solicitant III index candidate …   Law dictionary

  • applicant — (n.) one who applies, late 15c., from L. applicantem (nom. applicans), prp. of applicare (see APPLY (Cf. apply)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Applicant —   Applicant means any person who submits an application for certification pursuant to the provisions of this division, including, but not limited to, any person who explores for or develops geothermal resources.   California Energy Comission.… …   Energy terms

  • applicant — aspirant, Candidate …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • applicant — [n] person trying for position appellant, aspirant, candidate, claimant, hopeful, inquirer, petitioner, postulant, seeker, suitor, suppliant; concepts 348,359 Ant. boss, manager …   New thesaurus

  • applicant — ► NOUN ▪ a person who applies for something …   English terms dictionary

  • applicant — [ap′li kənt] n. [< L applicans, prp. of applicare, APPLY] a person who applies for employment, help, etc …   English World dictionary

  • applicant — An issuer that is proposing to apply, or is applying, for admission to trading of any of its securities. London Stock Exchange Glossary * * * applicant ap‧pli‧cant [ˈæplɪkənt] noun [countable] 1. a person who applies for a job or a place at a… …   Financial and business terms

  • applicant — n. an applicant for (an applicant for a position) * * * [ æplɪkənt] an applicant for (an applicant for a position) …   Combinatory dictionary


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