application


application
noun
1 written request
ADJECTIVE
formal, written
successful

I am pleased to tell you that your application for the position has been successful.

unsuccessful
grant, job, membership, patent, planning (BrE), visa, etc.

All planning applications should be submitted to the local council.

There has been a drop in visa applications.

After many job applications and interviews, BethAnn finally got lucky.

VERB + APPLICATION
file, lodge (BrE), make, send, send in, submit

The applicant must file a written application to the court.

fill in (BrE), fill out

Prospective members fill out an online application.

withdraw
consider, examine, process, review, screen

It takes time to process each application.

invite (esp. BrE)

Applications are invited for the post of Lecturer in French.

accept

We accept permit applications year-round.

approve, grant (law)

His application for bail was granted.

refuse (law), reject, turn down
APPLICATION + NOUN
form
guidelines
deadline
fee
procedure, process
PREPOSITION
by application (formal)

Admission is obtained by written application.

on application

A permit is available on application to the company.

application for

an application for a new permit

application to

an application to the authorities

2 practical use
ADJECTIVE
practical, real-world

What are the practical applications of this work?

general

The program is designed for general application.

wide
potential

The research has a wide range of potential applications.

agricultural, clinical, commercial, industrial
therapeutic

the reported therapeutic applications of bee venom

3 computing
ADJECTIVE
software
database, multimedia
e-business, e-commerce
desktop
Web, Web-based
business-critical, mission-critical
stand-alone
interactive
mobile, wireless
killer (usually killer app)

I believe email is the one single killer app since the invention of computers.

VERB + APPLICATION
launch, run, use

You can run several applications at the same time.

download
install
access

Users access the applications via the Web.

build, create, develop, write
integrate

an operating system that can integrate other applications

APPLICATION + VERB
run
APPLICATION + NOUN
program, software
developer
development
performance

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