[ ap-li-key-tiv, uh-plik-uh- ]
/ ˈæp lɪˌkeɪ tɪv, əˈplɪk ə- /
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usable or capable of being used; practical; applicatory.
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The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.
OTHER WORDS FROM applicativeap·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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I never thought of writing applicative poems—the heavens forfend!The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1 of 2)|Frederic G. Kenyon
British Dictionary definitions for applicative
/ (əˈplɪkətɪv) /
relevant or applicable
Derived forms of applicativeapplicatively, adverb
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