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applicative

[ ap-li-key-tiv, uh-plik-uh- ]
/ ˈæp lɪˌkeɪ tɪv, əˈplɪk ə- /
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adjective
usable or capable of being used; practical; applicatory.
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Origin of applicative

1630–40; applicate (now obsolete) to apply (see application) + -ive

OTHER WORDS FROM applicative

ap·pli·ca·tive·ly, adverbnon·ap·pli·ca·tive, adjectivepseu·do·ap·pli·ca·tive, adjectiveun·ap·pli·ca·tive, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for applicative

applicative
/ (əˈplɪkətɪv) /

adjective
relevant or applicable

Derived forms of applicative

applicatively, adverb
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